If you heard President Obama’s Inauguration speech last week, it was as surprising to many as it was unmistakable: Climate change is back on the front burner. But why, after laying low as policy talk turned to tax increases and debt ceilings, is climate change hot again? And how do Americans really feel about it? Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz can give us a hint. He is Research Scientist and the Director of the Yale University Project on Climate Change Communication, and among their various projects is “Global Warming’s Six Americas” that analyzes Americans’ interpretations of and responses to climate change. (Originally broadcast 1-27-13 on The John Batchelor Show)
- RT @MrMediaTraining: Get ready for someone to write an insipid article titled something like "Five Things Madison Bumgarner Teaches You Abo… 13 hours ago
- @wjcarter @brianwsteel @politicalinsider Jack Morris, 1991? 13 hours ago
- Charlie Cook: Editor & Publisher of The Cook Political Report
- Sam Wang: Founder, Princeton Election Consortium
- Nate Silver: Founder and Editor-in-Chief, FiveThirtyEight.com
- John Dean: Author, “The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It”
- Doug Schoen: Political Strategist, Pollster
- Philip K. Howard: Author, “The Rule of Nobody”
- Ken Vogel: Author, “Big Money”
- Joe Lockhart: Former White House Press Secretary
- Nate Cohn: NY Times’ “The Upshot,” on Data, Forecasting Models & Politics
- Sam Youngman: Lexington Herald-Leader on Kentucky Politics
Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz, Director, Yale University Project on Climate Change Communication
Posted by Chris Riback on January 29, 2013
Ben Smith, Editor, Buzzfeed
About this site
This is the show I've always wanted to do.
Given all the arguing that dominates television, radio and the web -- the he said/she said, the all-or-nothing verbal warfare, the relentless search for scandal or quick quip -- the most simple element that drives important, human communication is often missing: Smart conversation.
Yes, there is a space that exists between the screaming -- between the one-sided agendas, the caustic commentary and irrational judgement that defines audiences down and drives much of today's content.
There is space between the noise. That's where "Conversations with Thinkers" sits.
At its best, smart conversation informs, excites and prods. It reveals, intrigues and explains. Always, it must entertain.
Here you'll find conversation on politics, business, foreign affairs, culture, economics, sports, public policy and more.
"Conversations with Thinkers" is for someone who wants to explore ideas in a rational way. Someone who wants to connect.
Thanks for listening. I welcome your feedback.
- October 2014
- September 2014
- July 2014
- June 2014
- April 2014
- March 2014
- February 2014
- January 2014
- December 2013
- November 2013
- October 2013
- September 2013
- August 2013
- July 2013
- May 2013
- April 2013
- January 2013
- December 2012
- October 2012
- September 2012
- August 2012
- July 2012
- June 2012
- May 2012
- April 2012
- March 2012