Got Science? Podcast
Get your science on with the new podcast from the Union of Concerned Scientists. Our hosts take on technology, attacks on science, climate change, and more, as they channel the power of science to make the world a better place.
Episode 8: Bridging the Faith-Science Divide May 23, 2017
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University, discusses her life as an evangelical Christian and climate scientist.
Episode 7: African Americans Against the Bomb: Connecting the Dots Between Nuclear Weapons and Racial Justice May 9, 2017
Dr. Vincent Intondi, director of the Institute for Race, Justice, and Community Engagement at Montgomery College, talks about the forgotten history of African Americans against the nuclear bomb. In this interview he connects the fight against nuclear weapons with racial equality.
Episode 6: The Amazing Renewables Race: Ranking the States on Clean Energy April 25, 2017
John Rogers, senior energy analyst with the Climate and Energy Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, talks about some of the surprising findings in a new UCS report on state-level clean energy progress.
Episode 5: Unpacking the Snowpack: Is the California Drought Really Over? April 11, 2017
Dr. Juliet Christian-Smith, senior climate scientist with the Climate and Energy Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, talks about water, snowpack, and the drought in California.
Episode 4: Science and Justice are Indivisible: A Conversation with Robert Bullard, March 28, 2017
Dr. Robert Bullard, the father of the environmental justice movement, discusses his past, new fights, and the role of scientists in solving environmental racism.
Episode 3: The Ultimate Designated Driver: Pros and Cons of Self-Driving Cars, March 14, 2017
Jimmy O'Dea, vehicles analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists, examines the practical issues and philosophical implications of self-driving cars.
Episode 2: Federal Science in the Crosshairs, February 28, 2017
Dr. Andrew Rosenberg, director of the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists, discusses the challenges ahead for federal scientists in the Trump administration.
Episode 1: The Factless President, February 14, 2017
Ken Kimmell, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists, discusses the role of science in the Trump administration.
Bonus Episode: The Jet Stream Winter Machine, February 14, 2017
Climate scientist Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel sets us straight on snowy weather and global warming.
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African Americans Against the Bomb: Connecting the Dots Between Nuclear Weapons and Racial Justice