Archives for July 18, 2013

The latest Skeptically Speaking is “War on Science” This week we’re looking at threats to science and critical thinking, and how you can sort fact from fiction. York University science librarian John Dupuis joins us to discuss what he calls the Canadian government’s War on Science. And Chris MacDonald director of the Jim Pattison Ethical…

This is funny: Just so you know, he was not fishing for “bluegills” This is a bluegill: Bluegills live in fresh water and are like “sunfish” and “pumpkinseeds” and “crappies” etc. all of which are in the bass family. Bluefish live in the ocean and roam along littoral regions in large schools. This is what…

John Abraham, of St. Thomas University, and I have a running conversation about climate change … the science, communication about the science, the politics, etc. … and we are going to package this conversation in a one hour session at FTBConscience, an on line conference, Saturday Morning at 9:00, July 20th. Details are here. Join…

I’ll be joining a panel of amazing people, organized by my friend Brianne Bilyeu, to talk about reproductive rights, on Saturday. I expect my contribution to be relatively minimal and I’ll be listening with great interest to … A panel of reproductive rights activists come together to discuss access to abortion in current events ,…