Science

Dec
26
Your Hot Take on Climate Models Is Just Another Political Opinion and That’s Okay

Your Hot Take on Climate Models Is Just Another Political Opinion and That’s Okay

Climate and Energy Twitter just went another five rounds on emissions scenarios in major climate assessment reports like the IPCC and U.S…
30 min read
Sep
24
A Field Guide to Bad Faith Arguments

A Field Guide to Bad Faith Arguments

Once you recognize these weak tactics in your mentions, you can easily outwit them Political culture and especially that on social media, is rampant with bad faith arguments that obscure the true policy at the heart of a debate. But with the right tools, you can outwit them.
15 min read
Jan
20
A year of protest and power. Saying no and getting to yes.

A year of protest and power. Saying no and getting to yes.

A year ago, I worked with climate activists to shut down the Red Gate at Inauguration, part of a coordinated set of protests against all…
6 min read
Dec
16
A letter to the CDC’s CAPT William R.

A letter to the CDC’s CAPT William R.

The Post is reporting on a list of seven “banned” words at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including: “vulnerable”…
3 min read
Dec
11
What does the scientific community advocate for? The case for “science justice”

What does the scientific community advocate for? The case for “science justice”

When scientists approach politics, they often do so through the lens of their own profession, wishing that politics was more evidence-based…
10 min read
Jan
26
More and More Scientists are Ready for Political Action

More and More Scientists are Ready for Political Action

This is such an exciting time for science communication. In my ten years working in this field, I’ve never
2 min read