Got Science?

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Get your science on with the new podcast from the Union of Concerned Scientists. Our hosts take on technology, attacks on science, climate change, and more, as they channel the power of science to make the world a better place.

Got Science? is a podcast from the Union of Concerned Scientists. It’s about how science makes the world a better place, and how scientists are standing up for science in the age of Trump. It’s the science, the people, the issues, the technologies, the policies, the public debate (or lack thereof).

We’ll be with you every other Tuesday to share inspiring stories of technical experts and citizens who are standing up for science, and cover new developments in science and technology that can help people live safer, healthier lives. And we’ll of course be pulling back the curtain on at attacks on science from the Trump administration and Congress.


38 Pieces

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Dr. Lisbeth Gronlund, Co-Director of the Global Security Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, explains the capabilities of the US nuclear ...

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 29:11
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Dr. Geeta Persad outlines four types of super pollutants that play a significant role in the climate change equation.

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:09
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Dr. Susanne Moser is an expert on climate change adaptation. She was one of the facilitators of California’s climate-safe infrastructure working gr...

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  • Added: May 07, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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Adam Markham takes us on a tour of World Heritage Sites threatened by a warming world.

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  • Added: May 21, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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A conversation with Dr. Marcia DeLonge about the wide-ranging impacts of global warming on our agriculture system.

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 28:38
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Yanel de Ángel and Ramón Bueno, an architect and climate expert originally from Puerto Rico, discuss how the island can bounce back stronger with r...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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Energy expert Laura Wisland discusses how California will implement its 100% clean energy goal.

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 28:51
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Climate scientist Dr. Kristy Dahl explains off-the-charts deadly heat, just how bad it could get, and what we can do to avert the worst-case scenario.

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 28:29
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Dr. Carly Phillips, a climate scientist and fellow at the Union of Concerned Scientists, explains how climate change is turning Alaska into a tinde...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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How do electricity grid operators make sure there’s always enough energy to meet demand? Energy expert Julie McNamara reveals the painfully wastefu...

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  • Added: Aug 13, 2019
  • Length: 28:44
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Physicist Ed Lyman discusses new safety threats to US nuclear reactors and why risks here are different than in Russia.

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 27:31
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Analyst Karen Perry Stillerman discusses how cereal makers can help farmers improve soil health, prevent water pollution, and reduce the climate im...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 28:51
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Scientist and adventurer Arlene Blum discusses her research on cancer-causing chemicals in kid’s pajamas in the 70s and chemical safety today.

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 28:04
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Dr. Dick Garwin, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, discusses his work developing the hydrogen bomb, GPS, and touch screens, as well a...

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 28:45
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Science Historian Naomi Oreskes explains why science's social character makes it trustworthy, and what we can learn from science's past.

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  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:07
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Dr. Sarah Cooley explains how changes in ocean chemistry are having a ripple effect on sea life and our economy.

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  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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Energy analyst Joe Daniel explains why seasonal shutdowns can save utilities, and customers, money.

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  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:03
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Dr. Jacob Carter explores the consequences of the Trump administration’s attacks on science.

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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