Stephen Schneider: Science and Distortion

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This short film by San Francisco filmmaker Stephen Thomson pays tribute to our dear friend, the eminent climate scientist Stephen Schneider (1945-2010).

Thank you to Peter Sinclair at the excellent Climate Denial Crock of the Week for calling this to our attention and providing the following information: The video was screened before a live audience by Climate One at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on December 6, 2011, as the introduction to an event honoring Stephen Schneider and presenting an award in his name to Richard Alley, Professor of Geosciences and Associate of the EMS Environment Institute at Penn State University. It is being presented again on December 8 at the American Geophysical Union fall meeting in San Francisco.

Earlier posts:

Climate Science Watch video interview with Stephen Schneider on climate science expert credibility study

Climate science expert credibility: New study finds striking level of agreement among climate experts on anthropogenic climate change

“Climate Change: From Science to Policy” – webcast videos from the 2011 Stephen H. Schneider Symposium

Richard Alley to receive first annual Stephen Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication

Stephen Schneider and the millennial generation

“Fool Me Twice: Fighting the Assault on Science in America”

 

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One Response to Stephen Schneider: Science and Distortion

  1. Anne says:

    It seems to me that this film clip would be immensely useful as course material for high school and college Earth Science classes, or even political science or a class on the science:policy interface. Steve really understood this dynamic so well and articulated it so perfectly, so often. His words and writings can and should continue to be instrumental in improving critical thinking, among especially young people trying to sort all of this out. Many many thanks for posting this, I will be certain to pass it along using the various social media, tweet/twitter, FB, and so on.

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