FORA.tv's own Stuart Schulzke interviews journalist Chris Mooney at COP15 Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.
Mooney criticizes "scientific" allegations that debase global warming and reminds journalists and scientists alike of their duty to relay scientific truth to the public.
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 book The Republican War on Science.
Chris has contributed to a variety of other publications in recent years, including Wired, Seed, New Scientist, Slate, Salon, Mother Jones, Legal Affairs, Reason, The American Scholar, The New Republic, The Washington Monthly, Columbia Journalism Review, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and The Boston Globe. In addition, Chris's blog, "The Intersection," was a recipient of Scientific American's 2005 Science and Technology web award, which noted that "science is lucky to have such a staunch ally in acclaimed journalist Chris Mooney."
Mooney speaks regularly at academic meetings, bookstores, university campuses, and other events. Recent university stops include Yale University, Princeton, Harvard, Rockefeller University, and MIT.
Chris Mooney, Washington correspondent for Seed magazine, discusses the growing misconception that geoengineering is an alternative solution to reducing carbon emissions in the fight against climate change.