How Bad Does It Have to Get?

More than ever, follow the science.

“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.



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Segments (via
Part 1: Science Denial
Part 2: Engaging Disbelievers
Part 3: Challenging Post-Truth