How Science Really Works

–Jeremy Baumberg, Professor of Nanoscience at the University of Cambridge, joins David to discuss his new book “The Secret Life of Science” -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Support Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Donate via Bitcoin: 15evMNUN1g4qdRxywbHFCKNfdCTjxtztfj -Donate via Ethereum: 0xe3E6b538E1CD21D48Ff1Ddf2D744ea8B95Ba1930 -Donate via Litecoin: LhNVT9j5gQj8U1AbwLzwfoc5okDoiFn4Mt -Follow David on…

New study shows the power of invoking public health in climate lawsuits

By Jeremy Deaton Climate advocates have battled long and hard to pass major legislation to rein in carbon pollution, and they have repeatedly come up short even when Democrats have controlled both houses of Congress, and even in deep-blue states like Washington and Oregon. So…

Young Americans want to save you from climate change

By Jeremy Deaton It was one of the largest youth-led protests since the Vietnam War, as hundreds of thousands of Americans took to the capital to protest gun violence. But it wasn’t the size or scale of the March for Our Lives that made it remarkable. As Robinson Meyer of The Atlantic wrote,…

Third winter storm in 10 days bears down on New England

By Jeremy Deaton The Eastern Seaboard is enduring its third nor’easter in 10 days. Winter Storm Skylar is expected to blanket New England in more than a foot of snow. The National Weather Service has warned of “near-blizzard conditions.” The rapid succession of storms may seem unusual, but mounting…

It’s February, so why is it so hot on the East Coast?

By Jeremy Deaton Summer came early to New York City on Wednesday, as temperatures soared to a record 76°F — more than 30 degrees warmer than the average February high. Up and down the the East Coast, from Atlanta to Baltimore to Cleveland to Boston, an unusual warm spell broke temperature records. While everyone enjoys T-shirt weather in…

The Trump effect on climate news

By Jeremy Deaton All press is good press — except when it isn’t. For those who are happy about President Trump’s attacks on climate science and policy, this will come as bad news. By shining a spotlight on the issue, Trump drove media coverage of climate change…

Climate change closes iconic summer ski slope where winter Olympic athletes trained

By Jeremy Deaton Imagine that Steph Curry, LeBron James, Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant went to the same summer camp growing up. Every June, they showed up to the same gym, trained on the same court and drank from the same cooler of Gatorade. ESPN…

Why climate deniers target women

By Jeremy Deaton Harassment is no stranger to the reporters, researchers and policymakers who work on climate change, but it is particularly severe for the women in those fields. Canadian environment minister Catherine McKenna was labeled “climate Barbie” by the right-wing political blog The Rebel Media. Kait Parker of…