Posts Tagged: global climate change

Picture taken from a survey plane, showing broken ice sheets.

Science in the public eye: titillate, educate, or promulgate?

The controversy over the exclusion of current scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change in the Discovery Channel/BBC’s Frozen Planet raised some important issues about the consumption of science. First, some background story. Discovery Channel, in partnership with the British Broadcasting

Picture taken from a survey plane, showing broken ice sheets.

Science in the public eye: titillate, educate, or promulgate?

The controversy over the exclusion of current scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change in the Discovery Channel/BBC’s Frozen Planet raised some important issues about the consumption of science. First, some background story. Discovery Channel, in partnership with the British Broadcasting