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This is the place where we try to understand the human aspect of climate change. Why are people so passionate about and so divided by the issue? I aim to tease out on which points they agree and which they don't. If you have been studying global, regional, or local climate or even a subject even remotely related, I'd love to have you on the podcast!

The Great Climate Debate Geoffrey DeSena

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This is the place where we try to understand the human aspect of climate change. Why are people so passionate about and so divided by the issue? I aim to tease out on which points they agree and which they don't. If you have been studying global, regional, or local climate or even a subject even remotely related, I'd love to have you on the podcast!

    Ep.10 - The Final Word

    Ep.10 - The Final Word

    The final episode of Season 1 of The Great Climate Debate. Give me a reason to do a second season.

    Jonathan Haidt comes up multiple times. Check out a couple of his works.
    Moral Foundations Theory: https://moralfoundations.org/

    Heterodox Academy: https://heterodoxacademy.org/

    • 21 min
    Ep.8 - Interview with Peter Wells, PhD - Climate change skeptic

    Ep.8 - Interview with Peter Wells, PhD - Climate change skeptic

    Interview with Peter Wells, PhD. He has worked in science, government, and software development, and he doesn’t believe that the evidence supports the idea that human activities are the primary drivers of climate change, nor that climate change will necessarily be bad.

    Interview with Prof Scott Denning: https://soundcloud.com/thegreatclimatedebate/ep9-interview-with-prof-scott-denning-colorado-state-dept-of-atmospheric-sciences

    IPCC reports: https://www.ipcc.ch/report/sr15/

    Merchants of Doubt: https://www.merchantsofdoubt.org/

    The most effective ways to use our resources: https://www.drawdown.org/

    Effective Altruism: https://www.effectivealtruism.org/

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Ep.9 - Interview with Prof Scott Denning - Colorado State University dept of Atmospheric Sciences

    Ep.9 - Interview with Prof Scott Denning - Colorado State University dept of Atmospheric Sciences

    Interview with Professor Scott Denning, of Colorado State University’s department of Atmospheric Sciences.

    Debate with Scott Denning and Roy Spencer: https://youtu.be/2GHlnjrZLUo

    Thoughts on Denning’s first Heartland Institute presentation: https://youtu.be/wQDu5UXozn4

    Some of the common misconceptions and responses: https://youtu.be/qEylCS6-hBEc

    • 50 min

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