John Cook joins the show to discuss his recent study regarding misinformation about climate change, the trouble with giving equal weight to contrarian views, and the importance of educating about misleading argumentation.
John Cook is a research assistant professor at the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University and founder of the website Skeptical Science. He’s the lead author of a study published last week in PLOS One regarding inoculation against misinformation surrounding climate change. He also hosts the new podcast Evidence Squared.
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