“Climate change at warp speed” is the way one scientist described the coronavirus outbreak.
In a show recorded before a live audience at the Seattle AAAS meeting, and co- presented with the BBC World Service, we discuss out how politics and psychology lead people to tune out inconvenient scientific findings even when the stakes are high – as well as what we can do about it.
- Roland Pease – BBC reporter, presenter of “Science in Action.”
- Lee McIntyre – Philosopher and Research Fellow at the Center for Philosophy and History of Science at Boston University and author of “The Scientific Attitude” and “Post-Truth”
- Reyhaneh Maktoufi – Civic Science Fellow with NOVA PBS at station WGBH, with a focus on science communication