TVO – Climate III: “Political” Science

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Uploaded on Mar 16, 2010

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Scientists (usually) aren’t politicians. Politicians (usually) aren’t scientists. So how can the two groups come to an accommodation?


Jim Bruce is a former assistant deputy minster of Environment Canada. He is also the former deputy secretary general of the World Meteorological Organization and a former co-chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changes Working Group on Economics and Social Dimensions.

Judy Curry is a chair at the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Institute of Technology.

Gord Miller is the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario. He was first sworn in on January 31, 2000 to oversee the continued implementation of the Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR).

David Pearson is professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at Laurentian University and the co-director of the Science Communication Program. He is the former host of Understanding the Earth on TVO and Down to Earth on Mid-Canada Television.

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