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A Scientist Walks Into A Bar

Episodes feature recordings of talks given at Science on Tap events held in Portland, OR, and Vancouver, WA.

Jan 30, 2020

In this special episode we interview Robert Frank, economist and author of the new book Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work. He talks about using social and economic theories to encourage more climate-conscious behavior, and proposes structures for carbon taxes that wouldn't require painful sacrifices...

Jan 6, 2020

Conserving and restoring forests can help fight climate change in two ways: cutting down forests is the second largest source of CO2 emissions (after fossil fuels), and because healthy forests can absorb and sequester massive amounts of carbon. Listen as Laurie Wayburn from the Pacific Forest Trust talks about...