Don’t Let Them Fool You: Disinformation Is Not an Accident.

I recently appeared in a video made by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The video, where I talk about climate science communication, is part of a series on “Countering Science Misinformation.” While recording it, I realized that, while misinformation is the most common type of falsehood in science around us, disinformation […]

Who Wants to Learn More about Climate Change? All Kinds of People!

Astrid Caldas speaking at AAAS Stand Up for Science Rally in Feb. 2017 at Boston Copley Square Anthony Eyring/UCS I am a very social person. I like going out, meeting people, sharing meals with colleagues and friends, and most of all, getting to know people by talking about stuff we have in common and are […]

The Polar Vortex Has Killed 24 in Texas So Far. Who’s to Blame?

Snow covered Texas satellite Feb 15, 2021. NOAA As we watch most of the country being taken over by this polar vortex, we ponder whether climate change has anything to do with it, and if these extreme events will be more likely to happen in the future. We are transfixed at images coming from Texas, […]