This Is Science with Jess Phoenix

By Union of Concerned Scientists

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This Is Science with Jess Phoenix is the official podcast of the Union of Concerned Scientists. Jess brings her experience as a volcanologist and science communicator to the mic through science storytelling and conversations with dynamic scientific explorers, change-makers, and innovators. Ignorance is the disease, and curiosity is the cure!

Episode Date
Water, Water Every Where
Jul 09, 2024
Water, Water Every Where
Jul 09, 2024
Strange New Worlds
Jun 25, 2024
Strange New Worlds
Jun 25, 2024
Food Fight
Jun 11, 2024
Food Fight
Jun 11, 2024
This Is Science Season 2: Science Boogaloo
May 29, 2024
This Is Science Season 2: Science Boogaloo
May 29, 2024
Season 2 Is Coming!
May 15, 2024
Season 2 Is Coming!
May 15, 2024
War Of The Words
May 01, 2024
War Of The Words
May 01, 2024
Earth Day Two Ways
Apr 16, 2024
Earth Day Two Ways
Apr 16, 2024
Feet To The Fire
Apr 03, 2024
Feet To The Fire
Apr 03, 2024
What We Need to Make Democracy Work
Mar 19, 2024
What We Need to Make Democracy Work
Mar 19, 2024
The Expanse
Mar 05, 2024
The Expanse
Mar 05, 2024
Near The Water
Feb 21, 2024
Near The Water
Feb 20, 2024
The State of the Science
Feb 06, 2024
The State of the Science
Feb 06, 2024
Look For The Helpers - Part 2
Jan 23, 2024
Look For The Helpers - Part 2
Jan 23, 2024
Look For The Helpers - Part 1
Jan 10, 2024
Look For The Helpers - Part 1
Jan 10, 2024
Happy Holidays, Science Friends!
Dec 26, 2023
Happy Holidays, Science Friends!
Dec 26, 2023
The Highest Stakes
Dec 13, 2023
The Highest Stakes
Dec 13, 2023
Special Episode - This Is Science Thanks
Nov 29, 2023
Special Episode - This Is Science Thanks
Nov 29, 2023
What's Science Fiction is Prologue
Nov 14, 2023
What’s Science Fiction is Prologue
Nov 14, 2023
Ep014 SkinDeep Final
Oct 31, 2023
Skin Deep
Oct 31, 2023
Dust To Eat
Oct 17, 2023
Dust To Eat
Oct 17, 2023
Science Fiction
Oct 03, 2023
Science Fiction
Oct 03, 2023
Ungulates, Overlords, and Uprisings: Artificial Intelligence Unleashed
Sep 19, 2023
Ungulates, Overlords, and Uprisings: Artificial Intelligence Unleashed
Sep 19, 2023
Wet Hot American Summer
Sep 05, 2023
Wet Hot American Summer
Sep 05, 2023
Something Strange In Your Neighborhood
Aug 22, 2023
Something Strange in your Neighborhood
Aug 22, 2023
The New Dark Ages
Aug 08, 2023
The New Dark Ages
Aug 08, 2023
Destroyer of Worlds
Jul 25, 2023
Destroyer of Worlds
Jul 25, 2023
Special Episode - Under Pressure
Jun 30, 2023
Special Episode - Under Pressure
Jun 30, 2023
Fear in a Handful of Dust
Jun 20, 2023
Fear in a Handful of Dust
Jun 20, 2023
Going Green? Better Call Ed!
Jun 06, 2023
Going Green? Better Call Ed!
Jun 06, 2023
We Didn't Start The Fire (But We Know Who Did)
May 23, 2023
We Didn't Start The Fire (But We Know Who Did)
May 23, 2023
To Hell And Back
May 10, 2023
To Hell And Back
May 09, 2023
Making Waves
Apr 25, 2023
Making Waves
Apr 25, 2023
Curiosity is the Cure
Apr 11, 2023
Curiosity is the Cure
Apr 11, 2023
Ep. 25: ¿Quién quiere un auto eléctrico? Por lo visto, tú
Apr 06, 2023
Ep. 157: Lean, Clean, Green Machines
Mar 28, 2023
Ep. 156: Combatting Disinformation Danger
Mar 28, 2023
Ep. 24: Ep. 23: ¿Qúe hace el resto del mundo ante la amenaza nuclear? 2a Parte
Mar 02, 2023
Ep. 24: ¿Qúe hace el resto del mundo ante la amenaza nuclear? 2a Parte
Mar 02, 2023
Ep. 155: Trial By Fire
Feb 28, 2023
Ep. 154: Trust But Verify: Why Science Holds Sway in an Era of Misinformation
Feb 14, 2023
Ep. 152: Meet New Podcast Host Jess Phoenix
Jan 31, 2023
Ep. 23: ¿Qúe hace el resto del mundo ante la amenaza nuclear?
Jan 30, 2023
Ep. 151: Saving Endangered Species: Turtle by Turtle
Jan 17, 2023
Ep. 22: Cómo alcanzar 100% energía renovable para 2035-2a Pte.
Jan 17, 2023
Ep. 150: Electric Vehicle Battery Reuse and Recycling
Jan 03, 2023
Ep. 21: Cómo alcanzar 100% energía renovable para 2035
Dec 20, 2022
Ep. 149: The Midterms Are Over: What’s Next?
Dec 13, 2022
Ep. 148: Is Capturing and Storing CO2 Emissions from Fossil Fuels a Viable Climate Solution?
Nov 29, 2022
Ep. 147: Survey Shows Strong Interest in Electric Vehicles Among Diverse Consumers
Nov 15, 2022
Ep. 146: Progress Toward a Healthy Food System
Nov 01, 2022
Ep. 20: El verano ahora es “la temporada de peligro” por el calor, los incendios y huracanes
Oct 25, 2022
Ep. 145: Updated: What Traditional Ecological Knowledge Can Teach Us
Oct 18, 2022
Ep. 144: What’s Preventing Nuclear Annihilation?
Oct 04, 2022
Ep. 143: Why Some People Vote and Others Don’t
Sep 20, 2022
Ep. 142: DIY Ideas to Fight Climate Change
Sep 06, 2022
Ep. 141: The Latest Science on the Global Climate Crisis
Aug 16, 2022
Ep. 140: How Digital Information Targets Voters
Aug 02, 2022
Ep. 139: The Supreme Court’s Devastating Impacts on the EPA
Jul 19, 2022
Ep. 138: Reaching 100% Renewables by 2035
Jul 05, 2022
Ep. 137: Updated: Farming While Black
Jun 21, 2022
Ep. 20: ¿Cuál es el riesgo de una guerra nuclear con Rusia? - 2ª parte
Jun 21, 2022
Ep. 19: ¿Cuál es el riesgo de una guerra nuclear con Rusia?
Jun 21, 2022
Ep. 136: Its Danger Season: When Deadly Heat, Wildfires and Hurricanes Collide
Jun 14, 2022
Ep. 135: The Danger of Gas Leaks and What Can Be Done
May 24, 2022
Ep. 18: Las peligrosas fugas de gas y cómo se evitan
May 24, 2022
Ep. 134: Nuclear Consequences: US and China’s Nuclear Policy
May 10, 2022
Ep. 133: Out of the Lab, Into the Community
Apr 26, 2022
Ep. 17: Los riesgos que enfrentan los votantes latinx en EEUU, y los asuntos que más les importan
Apr 12, 2022
Ep. 132: North Korea Missile Launches: What's Going On?
Apr 05, 2022
Ep. 131: Disinformation: How You Can Spot It and Fight It
Mar 29, 2022
Ep. 130: War in Ukraine: The Russian Threat of Nuclear Weapons
Mar 08, 2022
Ep. 129: Tips for Buying an Electric Car
Mar 01, 2022
Ep. 128: Voter Suppression: We Can Fight for (and Win) Fair Elections
Feb 15, 2022
Ep. 16: Por qué el cambio climático se va a los extremos, tanto de frío como de calor
Feb 09, 2022
Ep. 127: President Biden’s First Year: Progress and Shortfalls
Feb 02, 2022
Ep. 126: Hurricane Season 2021: the Bad, the Worse, and the Unexpected
Jan 18, 2022
Ep. 125: What’s on the Horizon? Offshore Wind
Jan 04, 2022
Ep. 15: Los adelantos tecnológicos más prometedores en la eólica marina
Jan 04, 2022
Ep. 124: The Fossil Fuel Industry’s Continued Lies About Climate Change
Dec 14, 2021
Ep. 123: Solidarity Through Solar: A City’s Quest for 100% Clean Energy
Nov 30, 2021
Ep. 122: Science and the Rapidly Changing Arctic
Nov 16, 2021
Ep. 121: Our Democracy at Risk: The State of Elections in the US
Nov 02, 2021
Ep. 120: A Scientific Approach to Fighting Hunger in the US
Oct 19, 2021
Ep. 119: Floods, Fires, and Outdated Disaster Plans at Chemical Facilities
Oct 05, 2021
Ep. 118: Ford F-150 Lightning: An Iconic American Pickup Truck Goes Electric
Sep 21, 2021
Ep. 14: Los abusos y engaños de Tyson
Sep 14, 2021
Ep. 117: Why Tyson Foods is Bad for Workers, Farmers, and the Entire State of Arkansas
Sep 07, 2021
Ep. 116: Too Hot to Work: How Climate Change Threatens Outdoor Workers
Aug 17, 2021
Ep. 115: What Traditional Ecological Knowledge Can Teach Us
Aug 03, 2021
Ep. 114: Off the Charts: Zombie Fires, Drought, and Heat Domes
Jul 20, 2021
Ep. 113: A Plan for Coal Workers as the Industry Declines
Jul 06, 2021
Ep. 112: Big Oil Upheaval and Growing Voter Restrictions
Jun 22, 2021
¿Cuál es la diferencia entre los autos eléctricos e híbridos?
Jun 22, 2021
Ep. 111: Empty Trains, Packed Trucks: How COVID-19 Changed Transportation
Jun 08, 2021
Los carros, camiones y buses eléctricos sí son mejores para el clima y el aire
Jun 08, 2021
Ep. 110: An Analysis of President Biden’s Plan to Combat Climate Change
May 25, 2021
Cómo conectar el pueblo "glocal" a la ciencia y combatir la desinformación
May 12, 2021
Ep. 109: A Science-Fiction Solution to Climate Change?
May 11, 2021
Ep. 108: How Science and the Law Can Make Polluters Pay
Apr 27, 2021
Bonus: A Long Record of Lies on Climate Change
Apr 27, 2021
Ep. 107: What Bill Gates Has Wrong About “Advanced” Nuclear Reactors
Apr 13, 2021
Ep. 106: The Science of Disinformation on Social Media
Mar 30, 2021
Ep. 105: COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered
Mar 16, 2021
Respuestas a preguntas importantes sobre la vacuna contra el COVID-19
Mar 16, 2021
Ep. 104: The EV Promise: Putting Automakers on Notice
Mar 02, 2021
Ep. 103: Clean Energy in 2021 and Beyond
Feb 16, 2021
Ep. 102: Lessons from a Community Living the Climate Crisis
Feb 02, 2021
Ep. 10: Lecciones sobre la crisis climática y su impacto en el suministro de agua
Feb 02, 2021
Ep. 101: A Roadmap to Restoring Federal Science
Jan 26, 2021
Ep. 100: Farming While Black: How One Community Farm is Uprooting Racism
Jan 05, 2021
Ep. 9: Cómo conseguir que el público se fíe de la vacuna contra COVID-19
Dec 15, 2020
Ep. 99: How Can We Distribute a COVID-19 Vaccine Equitably?
Dec 15, 2020
Ep. 98: Reviving the Gulf Coast Dead Zone
Dec 01, 2020
Ep. 8: ¿Qué es el almacenamiento energético? La clave para alcanzar un mundo renovable
Dec 01, 2020
Ep. 97: From Wolves to Wildfires: A Firefighting Biologist’s Tale
Nov 17, 2020
Ep. 96: Election Day 2020: The Trustworthiness of Science
Nov 03, 2020
Ep. 95: Do Hypersonic Weapons Live Up to the Hype?
Oct 20, 2020
Ep. 94: The Racist History of Race Science
Oct 06, 2020
Ep. 93: The Cascading Disasters of Wildfire Season
Sep 22, 2020
Ep. 92: Energy Storage Technology Will Ramp Up Renewables
Sep 08, 2020
Ep. 91: The Afterlife of Electric Car Batteries
Aug 18, 2020
Ep. 7: Los huracanes son más fuertes con el cambio climático y complican respuesta al COVID-19
Aug 04, 2020
Ep. 90: Climate Change Brings Stronger Hurricanes and Threatens Pandemic Response
Aug 04, 2020
Ep. 89: Voting During a Pandemic: COVID-19 and the 2020 Election, Part 2
Jul 28, 2020
Ep. 88: Voting During a Pandemic: COVID-19 and the 2020 Election, Part 1
Jul 21, 2020
Ep. 87: The Deadliest Intersection: COVID-19, Air Pollution, and Racism
Jul 07, 2020
Ep. 86: Science Is Not Immune to Racism (and That Includes Us)
Jun 23, 2020
Ep7: Promesas rotas: comunidades marginadas pagan el precio por políticas de la administración Trump
Jun 23, 2020
Ep. 85: How Will COVID-19 Impact Clean Energy Progress?
May 26, 2020
Ep. 6: ¿Cómo afectará COVID-19 al progreso en la energía limpia?
May 26, 2020
Ep. 84: Sidelining Science During a Pandemic
May 12, 2020
Ep. 83: Reopening with COVID-19: Why Social Distancing, Contact Tracing, and Herd Immunity Matter
Apr 28, 2020
Ep. 82: When Floods and Coronavirus Collide: Dealing With a Disaster During a Pandemic
Apr 14, 2020
Ep. 5: ¿Podemos lidiar con desastres naturales durante una pandemia?
Apr 14, 2020
Ep. 81: Understanding Vaccines During COVID-19
Mar 31, 2020
Ep. 80: How Will Climate Change Affect Island Nations? An Expert Weighs in
Mar 17, 2020
Ep. 79: Are Uber and Lyft Rides Bad for the Climate?
Mar 03, 2020
Ep. 78: Five Ways to Start a Nuclear War
Feb 18, 2020
Ep. 77: This is What Climate Change Looks Like: Wildfires in Australia
Feb 04, 2020
Ep. 76: When Science is Neglected, Who’s Hurt Most?
Jan 21, 2020
Ep. 75: Rush Hour In Orbit: The Science (and Politics) of Keeping Satellites Safe
Jan 07, 2020
Ep. 74: As Carbon Emissions Rise, Rice Nutrition Falls
Dec 17, 2019
Ep. 73: How “Evidence-Based” Became a Dirty Word
Dec 03, 2019
Ep. 72: Coal Plants, Turn the Power Off and You’ll Make More Money
Nov 19, 2019
Ep. 71: Stressed-Out Fish and Ocean Acidification: Consequences of Climate Change
Nov 05, 2019
Ep. 70: Why Trust Science? with Author Naomi Oreskes
Oct 22, 2019
Ep. 69: From H-Bomb to iPhone: A Scientist’s Journey
Oct 08, 2019
Ep. 68: Scaling Mountains to Ban Toxic Chemicals in Pajamas
Sep 24, 2019
Ep. 67: Champions of Breakfast: How Cereal Companies Can Take a Bite Out of Climate Change
Sep 10, 2019
Ep. 66: HBO’s Chernobyl Sparks Questions About US Nuclear Power Safety
Aug 27, 2019
Ep. 65: Keeping the Power On During a Climate Crisis
Aug 13, 2019
Ep. 64: Baked Alaska: Fighting Forest Fires on the Last Frontier
Jul 30, 2019
Ep. 63: Killer Heat in the United States
Jul 16, 2019
Ep. 62: Clean Energy Momentum: From Goals to Gigawatts
Jul 02, 2019
Ep. 61: Building a More Resilient Puerto Rico with Clean Energy
Jun 18, 2019
Ep. 4: Construyamos Puerto Rico Más Resiliente Con la Energía Limpia
Jun 18, 2019
Ep. 60: Farmers and Crops on a Collision Course with Climate Change
Jun 04, 2019
Ep. 59: Can the World’s Natural and Cultural Wonders Survive Climate Change?
May 21, 2019
Ep. 58: How Do We Make Aging Infrastructure Climate-Safe?
May 07, 2019
Ep. 57: Super Pollutants: Carbon Dioxide’s Evil Cousins
Apr 23, 2019
Ep. 56: The High Risks of Low-Yield Nuclear Weapons
Apr 09, 2019
Ep. 55: What’s the Deal With the Green New Deal?
Mar 26, 2019
Ep. 54: It’s Just Code. How Can It Be Biased?
Mar 12, 2019
Ep. 53: The Seeds of Science Advocacy: A Look Back to a Political Awakening of Scientists
Feb 26, 2019
Ep. 52: The Ethical Question of Autonomous Vehicles
Feb 12, 2019
Ep. 51: Two Years of Attacks on Science: Holding the Trump Administration Accountable
Jan 29, 2019
Ep. 50: Measuring Ice Thickness in Antarctica: NASA’s ICESat-2 Mission
Jan 15, 2019
Ep. 49: A Scientist Defending Science
Jan 01, 2019
Ep. 48: A Dreamer’s Tale: Soil Microbes, Climate Change, and Being an Undocumented Scientist
Dec 11, 2018
Ep. 47: Why California Has the Worst Air Pollution and What Can Be Done
Nov 27, 2018
Ep. 46: The Broccoli Backstory: Dr. Ricardo Salvador Explains the System Behind the Supermarket
Nov 13, 2018
Ep. 3: ¿Cómo llega el brócoli a su mesa?: El Dr. Ricardo Salvador explica el sistema alimentario
Nov 13, 2018
Ep. 45: Geoengineering: Scarier than a Zombie Apocalypse?
Oct 30, 2018
Ep. 44: Why Science Needs Your Vote in the Midterm Elections
Oct 16, 2018
Ep. 43: Offshore Wind Turbines: An Ocean of Clean Energy Opportunity
Oct 02, 2018
Ep. 42: Battered, Betrayed, but Not Beaten: Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
Sep 18, 2018
Ep. 2: Maltrecho y traicionado pero no vencido: Puerto Rico después del huracán María
Sep 18, 2018
Ep. 41: Electric Buses: The People’s Electric Vehicle
Sep 04, 2018
Ep. 1: Entusiasmo por la energía: el futuro de las energías renovables en Estados Unidos
Aug 21, 2018
Ep. 40: Getting Excited About Energy: Expanding Renewables in the US
Aug 21, 2018
Ep. 39: How Climate Change Affects Your Mental Health
Aug 07, 2018
Ep. 38: The Science of Forest Fires: Culture, Climate, and Combustion
Jul 24, 2018
Ep. 37: Revolution on the Road: The Shift to EVs and Self-Driving Cars
Jul 10, 2018
Ep. 36: Coastal Homes and Properties at Risk: Sea Level Rise, Flooding, and Inundation
Jun 26, 2018
Ep. 35: From Ozone Fixer to Presidential Speech Writer
Jun 12, 2018
Ep. 34: The Federal Scientist Who Blew the Whistle
May 29, 2018
Ep. 33: North Korea, Its Neighbors, and the US: A China Expert’s Perspective
May 15, 2018
Ep. 32: Nuclear Power Reactors: Is Smaller Better?
May 01, 2018
Ep. 31: Navigating The Climate Change Minefield With Michael Mann
Apr 17, 2018
Ep. 30: The Evidence Is In: SNAP Works
Apr 03, 2018
Ep. 29: One Scientist's Quest to Improve Science Education in Puerto Rico
Mar 20, 2018
Ep. 28: Why the Government Doesn't Research Gun Violence
Mar 06, 2018
Ep. 27: How Science Can Make Voting Fair
Feb 20, 2018
Ep. 26: Why the US Missile Defense System Won't Work
Feb 06, 2018
Ep. 25: Who's Responsible for Climate Damages?
Jan 23, 2018
Ep. 24: A Retreat from Science at the Department of Interior
Jan 09, 2018
Episode 23: Electric Vehicles Just Won't Stall
Dec 19, 2017
Episode 22: "I Want You to Act": Gina McCarthy on Pruitt’s EPA, Flint, and the Path Forward
Dec 05, 2017
Episode 21: Thanks Science!
Nov 21, 2017
Episode 20: A Climate Fingerprinter Fights On
Nov 07, 2017
Episode 19: A Football Star Stands Up for Science
Oct 24, 2017
Episode 18: As Coal Declines, Helping Communities Rise
Oct 10, 2017
Episode-17: Soil as ShamWow: How Farmers (and Gardeners) Can Benefit from Healthy Soil
Sep 26, 2017
Episode 16: Real Talk with Mustafa Ali: Science, Environmental Justice, and Power
Sep 12, 2017
Episode 15: Sunbeam Us Up: Solarizing Your Roof and the Electricity Grid
Aug 29, 2017
Episode 14: Failing Science: The Trump Administration's Six-Month Report Card
Aug 15, 2017
Episode 13: Living with Rising Seas: Stories from Chronically Flooded Communities
Aug 01, 2017
Episode 12: When Rising Seas Hit Home: What Coastal Communities Can Expect, and When to Expect It
Jul 18, 2017
Episode 11: How to Stop a Wrecking Ball: A Fourth of July Look at the Trump Administration
Jul 04, 2017
Episode 10: Rocket Forensics: Dissecting North Korea's Missile Program Part 2
Jun 20, 2017