After Sandy: The Debate We Should Have Had

Can science shape US policy? A climate expert and a nine-term Republican congressman talk it out in the latest Climate Desk Live event.

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This morning, Climate Desk Live is partnering with ScienceDebate.org to bring you the second event in our series: a conversation between Kevin Knobloch—the president of the Union of Concerned Scientists and an expert on climate—and Mike Castle, the former governor of Delaware and a nine-term Republican congressman from the state. Our moderator is award-winning journalist and author Chris Mooney. The question at hand: In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, to what extent can science—and climate science in particular—shape US policy?

Watch it here live at 9:30 a.m. EDT, and check back soon for highlights at climatedesk.org.

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