169 episodes

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.

Got Science‪?‬ Union of Concerned Scientists

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    • 4.7 • 189 Ratings

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. 144: What’s Preventing Nuclear Annihilation?

    Ep. 144: What’s Preventing Nuclear Annihilation?

    Global security expert Jennifer Knox explains how international treaties reduce the risks of nuclear weapons.

    • 29 min
    Ep. 143: Why Some People Vote and Others Don’t

    Ep. 143: Why Some People Vote and Others Don’t

    Political scientist Dr. Andrea Benjamin discusses her research on local elections and what motivates Black and Latino voters.

    • 29 min
    Ep. 142: DIY Ideas to Fight Climate Change

    Ep. 142: DIY Ideas to Fight Climate Change

    Psychologist Dr. Susan Schneider shares her evidence-backed ideas on how regular people can make changes to lead climate-friendly lives.

    • 29 min
    Ep. 141: The Latest Science on the Global Climate Crisis

    Ep. 141: The Latest Science on the Global Climate Crisis

    Economist Dr. Rachel Cleetus discusses how global warming is impacting countries around the world and informing global action

    • 29 min
    Ep. 140: How Digital Information Targets Voters

    Ep. 140: How Digital Information Targets Voters

    Technology innovator Shireen Mitchell discusses pervasive disinformation on social media centered around US elections, and how we can fight back

    • 29 min
    Ep. 139: The Supreme Court’s Devastating Impacts on the EPA

    Ep. 139: The Supreme Court’s Devastating Impacts on the EPA

    Energy and policy expert Julie McNamara explains the WV v. EPA court case and the potentially devastating effect it will have on our ability to fight global warming in the U.S.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
189 Ratings

189 Ratings

jtimothyknox ,

Rough Start But Now Hitting Its Stride!

As a longtime UCS member, I was excited when the “Got Science?” podcast first came out a few years ago. Unfortunately, things were pretty shaky back then and the was hardly worth a listen. The interviews were stiff, robotic, and amateurish. I decided to stick it out, however, and keep listening. Things began to change when Colleen MacDonald was brought in as podcast host. Her more natural, genuine, and spontaneous style elevated the show’s appeal. Better, more articulate guests began to appear, and Colleen was good at asking the kinds of questions any concerned citizen would want to ask. The choice of topics has been solid and the show has finally hit its stride. Nowadays, I look forward to each bi-weekly episode. Brian Middleton’s theme music is cool, especially that thumping bass guitar. The occasional episodes in Spanish are a welcome feature as I enjoy a chance to work on my Español. Keep up the good work UCS!

Arlie K ,

Informative and actionable!

Excellent content, delivered in an easy to consume format - I always walk away having learned something valuable. Super grateful for this resource!

Saltman52 ,

Got science?

Great podcast: Straightforward, spot on with the facts, and interesting. Who says you can’t have it all?

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