You’re invited to an AMA (Ask Me Anything) with Denial101x Cimate Communication Fellow John Cook.
- 8AM ET: Link to the AMA from this page once it’s posted on reddit.com/r/science
- 5PM – 6:30PM ET: John will answer questions. Be sure to log in, ask your questions, and upvote others’ questions to help guide the conversation.
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New to AMAs? AMA means ‘Ask Me Anything’ – the interviewee begins the process by starting a post, describing who they are and what they do. Then, commenters leave questions and can vote on other questions according to which they would like to see answered. The interviewee then goes through and responds to any questions that he/she would like, and in any way that he/she prefers.
About John Cook: John is the Climate Communication Fellow for the Global Change Institute at the University of Queensland and the course leader for Denial101x. He is currently completing a doctorate in cognitive psychology, researching the psychology of climate change and the efficacy of inoculation against misinformation.
In 2007, he created SkepticalScience.com, a website that refutes climate misinformation with peer-reviewed science. In 2011, Skeptical Science won the Australian Museum Eureka Prize for the Advancement of Climate Change Knowledge. John has co-authored the college textbook Climate Change Science: A Modern Synthesis and the book Climate Change Denial: Heads in the Sand. He has published papers on scientific consensus, misinformation, agnotology-based learning and the psychology of climate change. John Cook is funded as a Research Fellow by UQ through the Global Change Institute (GCI). Support for the development of GCI MOOCs is provided by the Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation-UQx Project and philanthropic donations.
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