Shobita and Jack talk about climate and tech activism, and interview Dan Sarewitz, Co-Director, Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes and Professor of Science and Society, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Issues in Science and Technology and is a frequent contributor to Nature. If you are interested in reading some of Dan's work, here are some recommendations:
Daniel Sarewitz, "Everything is Self-Correcting." Talk given at the Science in Public conference, University of Sheffield, July 12, 2017.
Daniel Sarewitz, "Saving Science." The New Atlantis. Spring/Summer 2016.
Daniel Sarewitz, "Of Cold Mice and Isotopes or Should We Do Less Science?" Talk delivered at Science and Politics: Exploring Relations between Academic Research, Higher Education, and Science Policy Summer School in Higher Education Research and Science Studies, Universität Bonn, Forum Internationale Wissenschaft, September 10, 2018
Daniel Sarewitz, "How science makes environmental controversies worse." Environmental Science and Policy. Vol. 7, 2004: 385-403.
Daniel Sarewitz, Frontiers of Illusion: Science, Technology, and the Politics of Progress. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.
Additional articles discussed on the podcast:
Birger Schmitz et al., "An extraterrestrial trigger for the mid-Ordovician ice age: Dust from the breakup of the L-chondrite parent body." Science. Vol. 5, No. 9, eaax4184.
Henry McDonald, "Ex-Google worker fears 'killer robots' could cause mass atrocities." The Guardian, September 15 2019.