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Environmental Wars. Conference 2006. Part 2

Environmental Wars. Conference 2006. Part 2

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DEBATE: Chris Mooney v. Ronald Bailey
Distorting Science: Who is Worse — the Left or Right?

Chris Mooney is Washington correspondent for Seed magazine and a senior correspondent for the American Prospect. He focuses on issues at the intersection of science and politics, and is author of the bestselling The Republican War on Science, dubbed “a landmark in contemporary political reporting” by Salon.com and a “well-researched, closely argued and amply referenced indictment of the right wing’s assault on science and scientists” by Scientific American. Chris has written for Wired, Seed, Mother Jones, New Scientist, Legal Affairs, Reason, The New Republic, The American Scholar, The Washington Post, Columbia Journalism Review, The Washington Monthly, The Los Angeles Times, and The Boston Globe. His blog, “The Intersection,” won Scientific American’s 2005 Science and Technology web award. Mooney was recently named one of Wired’s ten “sexiest geeks.”

Ronald Bailey is the science correspondent for Reason magazine. He is the author of Liberation Biology: The Moral and Scientific Case for the Biotech Revolution, and his work appears in The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2004. He edited Earth Report 2000: Revisiting The True State of The Planet, and is the author of ECOSCAM: The False Prophets of Ecological Apocalypse, Global Warming and other Eco Myths, and his latest book, Liberation Biology: The Scientific and Moral Case for the Biotech Revolution. He has produced several series and documentaries for PBS television and ABC News, He is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists.

This tape includes a panel discussion and Q & A with the two speakers above, and Dr. Tapio Schneider from Conference 2006. Part 1

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