Joel Clement, a former policy director at the Department of Interior and new senior fellow with the Center for Science and Democracy at UCS, shares his experience of political interference in the Trump administration and the steps he took to fight back.
Dr. Ben Santer, climate scientist and one of the first scientists to identify how humans are influencing the global climate, talks about his work and also how he became the target of vicious attacks by fossil-fuel interests.
Dr. Jeremy Richardson, senior energy analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists, discusses a new report on the decline of coal and he talks to a number of innovators in his home state of West Virginia about how they are transitioning away from coal.
Dr. Gretchen Goldman, research director for the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists and co-author of the new UCS report "Sidelining Science since Day One", talks about the Trump administration's attacks on science, their real-life consequences, and how scientists and the public can fight back.
Ken Kimmell, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists, is back to give a recap of the recent months of the Trump administration and how he sees things playing out in light of President Trump pulling the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement.
Dr. David Wright, co-director of the Global Security Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, discusses North Korea’s missile program, the accelerating pace of launch tests, and what scientific information he gleans from each of them.