CMOS 51st Congress - Future Earth Interviews

The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society's 51st Congress (CMOS Congress) was held from June 4th to 8th, 2017 at the Downtown Hilton Toronto, Ontario. The theme of the congress was "Future Earth: Weather, Oceans, Climate". The congress brought together hundreds of scientists and professionals from across Canada and other countries, with a focus on topics in atmospheric, ocean and earth sciences. Interviews, by Dr. Sarah Knight of the Congress Communications Team, with some of CMOS' top scientists on subjects ranging from sea ice to climate change resiliency, were conducted in the run-up to the Congress in June. CMOS continues to actively work to share the expertise of its members through the new, online, CMOS Bulletin (http://bulletin.cmos.ca).

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Ep 5 Dr. Andrew Weaver - Science & Politics

Updated about 1 year ago.

Interview with BC Green Party leader Dr. Andrew Weaver, in the wake of the May 9th election that has left the Green Party in a powerful position. As Dr. Weaver is knee-deep in negotiations with NDP and Liberal leaders who look to earn Green king-maker support, he took a break to offer his thoughts on the role of science in politics, his stance on climate change and intergenerational equity, his strong feelings about the importance of climate scientists communicating their work, his suggestions for citizen action for positive environmental change, and more.

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