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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!

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!
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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!

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Episodes

Ep.10 - The Final Word

12/9/2018
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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/

Duration:00:17:04

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

12/2/2018
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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...

Duration:00:54:44

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

12/2/2018
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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

Duration:00:28:56

Ep.7 - Interview with John Grant, retired professor of business

11/5/2018
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A conversation with John Grant, retired professor and passionate activist for solutions on climate change. Don’t Even Think About It by George Marshall: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/dont-even-think-about-it-9781620401330/ Windfall by Mackenzie Funk: https://www.mckenziefunk.com/windfall/ Moral Tribes by Joshua Green: http://www.joshua-greene.net/moral-tribes/ Environmental Defense Fund: https://www.edf.org/ Rocky Mountain Institute: https://rmi.org/ Tyndall Institute:...

Duration:00:50:12

Ep.6 - Interview with Congressman Bob Inglis of republicEn.org

11/4/2018
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A brief conversation with former Congressman Bob Inglis, founder and executive director of republicEn.org. We discuss the growth of the ecoRight, the difficulties of talking about climate change as a Republican, and how we can bridge the political divide over the issue of climate change. President Kennedy’s “Moonshot” speech: https://youtu.be/ouRbkBAOGEw Citizens’ Climate Lobby: https://citizensclimatelobby.org/ Climate Leadership Council: https://www.clcouncil.org/ Alliance for Market...

Duration:00:18:54

Ep.5 - Interview with Debbie Ley of the IPCC

10/29/2018
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A conversation with Debora Ley, a lead author on the IPCC's 2018 Special Report on 1.5°C global warming. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: ipcc.ch/report/sr15/ The Environmental Change Institute: www.eci.ox.ac.uk Latinoamerica Renovable: www.latinoamericarenovable.com Sandia National Labs: https://energy.sandia.gov/ Regional Environmental Change: https://link.springer.com/journal/10113 ECLAC (en espanol): https://www.cepal.org/es/sedes-y-oficinas/cepal-mexico Sense & Sustainability:...

Duration:00:29:43

Ep.4 - Interview with Grant Couch of Citizens' Climate Lobby

10/18/2018
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A conversation with Grant Couch, co-founder of Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s Conservative Caucus, former Wall Street Banker, and Zen sensei. Find more about Grant at grantcouch.com. Citizens’ Climate Lobby: citizensclimatelobby.org/ The Righteous Mind: https://righteousmind.com/ Storms of My Grandchildren: https://www.amazon.com/Storms-My-Grandchildren-Catastrophe-Humanity/dp/1608195023 Climate Leadership Council (Shultz and Baker): https://www.clcouncil.org/

Duration:00:27:12

Ep.3 - Commentary on the IPCC Report

10/16/2018
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Some commentary on the most recent IPCC Special Report The IPCC Report. http://www.ipcc.ch/report/sr15/ YouTube Clips CNN - New climate change report issues stark warning - Oct. 7, 2018 TRT World - Climate Change: Report says temperatures heading to 3°C increase - Oct. 8, 2018 PBS NewsHour - Former VP Al Gore on alarming U.N. climate report: ‘We have a global emergency’ - Oct. 12, 2018 BBC Newsnight - Why we're heading for a 'climate catastrophe' - Oct. 8, 2018 [3:14] Competitive Enterprise...

Duration:00:18:25

Ep.2 - Interview with Brian Crow, meteorologist and Colorado State alumnus

10/8/2018
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Brian Crow is a meteorologist and has a master of science in atmospheric science with an emphasis on climate science. Links to the discussed items: IPCC: http://www.ipcc.ch/report/sr15/ NASA'S climate page: https://climate.nasa.gov/ Skeptical Science: https://www.skepticalscience.com/ Hadley Centre: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/climate-guide/climate-dashboard Brian Crow: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-crow-15379310a/

Duration:00:31:06

The Great Climate Debate - Ep.1 - Introduction

10/6/2018
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If you've listened to the news lately, you've probably heard about climate change, but how much do you actually know? The more I dig, the more I realize how little I know about the science, the reality, and the debate. Join me as I dig deeper into an issue that could be an existential threat or just media hype. I have edited the clips for brevity and cleanliness, but I have tried to keep the message true to the original. Here are the sources of the clips in order of appearance. 1. Sky News -...

Duration:00:10:20