23 episodes

This Is Science with Jess Phoenix is the official podcast of the Union of Concerned Scientists. Jess brings her experience as a volcanologist and science communicator to the mic through science storytelling and conversations with dynamic scientific explorers, change-makers, and innovators. Ignorance is the disease, and curiosity is the cure!

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This Is Science with Jess Phoenix is the official podcast of the Union of Concerned Scientists. Jess brings her experience as a volcanologist and science communicator to the mic through science storytelling and conversations with dynamic scientific explorers, change-makers, and innovators. Ignorance is the disease, and curiosity is the cure!

    Near The Water

    Near The Water

    Hydrologist Dr. Karletta Chief of the Navajo Nation talks with Jess about the unique scientific problems facing indigenous communities in the United States and what role science has in finding the solutions.

    • 28 min
    The State of the Science

    The State of the Science

    Dr. Mindy Romero, founder of the Center for Inclusive Democracy at the University of Southern California, talks with Jess about current election science and what we can expect to see during the 2024 election cycle.

    • 28 min
    Look For The Helpers - Part 2

    Look For The Helpers - Part 2

    In the second part of this special Clean Transportation mini-series Jess visits the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project to talk with co-founder and co-director Ms. Margaret Gordon about local health and environmental impacts of - and solutions to - living next to one of the nation's busiest shipping ports.

    • 28 min
    Look For The Helpers - Part 1

    Look For The Helpers - Part 1

    In the first part of this special Clean Transportation mini-series Jess talks with Adam Browning of Forum Mobility about the future of heavy-duty electric trucks.

    • 28 min
    Happy Holidays, Science Friends!

    Happy Holidays, Science Friends!

    Happy Holidays and a wonderful New Year from all of us at the Union of Concerned Scientists!

    • 1 min
    The Highest Stakes

    The Highest Stakes

    With the backdrop of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), Jess catches up with lawyer and climate negotiator Hafij Khan about the critical Loss and Damage fund and this year's conference.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
200 Ratings

200 Ratings

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Recommended by Science Friday

Any podcast recommended by Science Friday is going to be good, but having Jess Phoenix as host has made it outstanding!

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Better with Scientists

The episodes where we speak with scientists vs book authors or lawyers are defiantly better.

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Población Latina

Que interesante que estén presentando entrevistas en español, que la población latina pueda entender y buscar la forma de aportar con ideas y soluciones a la problemática climática en general. Esperemos que se extiendan las entrevistas a presentaciones en general sobre esta temática tan controvertida pero necesaria para la sobrevivencia de nuestro planeta.

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