Live Event: Inquiring Minds Interviews Adam Savage in San Francisco

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Inquiring Minds teams up with The Story Collider as part of the Bay Area Science Festival, October 28.

Naomi Klein: Fossil Fuels Threaten Our Ability to Have Healthy Children

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Why oil spills, fracking, and climate change pose a special danger to the youngest members of all species.

Gore: Fracking Won’t Solve Our Climate Crisis

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Natural gas can’t be a “bridge fuel” unless we crack down on methane leaks, he tells Climate Desk.

This Man Wrote Hundreds of Letters Warning Politicians Not to Lie. It Worked.

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Political scientist Brendan Nyhan explains why fact-checking keeps candidates honest…sometimes.

How Western Civilization Ended, Circa 2014

The Thwaites Glacier of West Antarctica. In a new sci-fi novella, the collapse of this ice sheet becomes synonymous with the collapse of Western Civilization. NASA

Two historians turn to science fiction to scare the hell out of you about climate change.

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