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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.

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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.

    Ep. 78: Five Ways to Start a Nuclear War

    Ep. 78: Five Ways to Start a Nuclear War

    Physicist David Wright discusses the nuclear weapons policies and scenarios that threaten our safety, and how to mitigate those risks.

    • 28 min
    Ep. 77: This is What Climate Change Looks Like: Wildfires in Australia

    Ep. 77: This is What Climate Change Looks Like: Wildfires in Australia

    Climate scientist and educator Dr. Mel Fitzpatrick dissects Australia's wildfires and explores how climate change has made them more catastrophic.

    • 28 min
    Ep. 76: When Science is Neglected, Who’s Hurt Most?

    Ep. 76: When Science is Neglected, Who’s Hurt Most?

    Research scientist Anita Desikan digs into the data to uncover the communities most at risk from the Trump administration ignoring science.

    • 28 min
    Ep. 75: Rush Hour In Orbit: The Science (and Politics) of Keeping Satellites Safe

    Ep. 75: Rush Hour In Orbit: The Science (and Politics) of Keeping Satellites Safe

    Physicist and global security expert Dr. Laura Grego fills us in on the past, present, and future of satellites.

    • 28 min
    Ep. 74: As Carbon Emissions Rise, Rice Nutrition Falls

    Ep. 74: As Carbon Emissions Rise, Rice Nutrition Falls

    Former USDA senior scientist Lewis Ziska discusses his research on rice and carbon dioxide – and how the Trump USDA suppressed his findings.

    • 28 min
    Ep. 73: How “Evidence-Based” Became a Dirty Word

    Ep. 73: How “Evidence-Based” Became a Dirty Word

    Dr. Jacob Carter explores the consequences of the Trump administration’s attacks on science.

    • 28 min

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