Walter Powell-Linfield College Philosophy Lecture Series

Title

On the Contrary: How to Think about Climate Skepticism

Streaming Media

Document Type

Video File

Duration

1hour 13 minutes 24 seconds

Publication Date

2-22-2017

Disciplines

Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment | Environmental Sciences | Environmental Studies | Philosophy | Philosophy of Science

Abstract

Dr. Jay Odenbaugh (associate professor of philosophy at Lewis & Clark College) discusses different types of climate skepticism and the evidence for anthropogenic climate change along with some common arguments against it. He considers the role of consensus and dissent in science and recent discussion of the book Merchants of Doubt and Climategate.

Comments

Sponsored by the Walter Powell Endowed Lecture Fund.

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