BioLogos Voices speaker Rick Lindroth will present “Two Degrees of Separation: Climate Change and the Pursuit of Truth in a Post-Truth World” at George Fox University’s Dalton Lecture Series in Newburg, Oregon.
“More than any other arena of human endeavor over the last century, science has revealed the true nature of how the world works, and has fostered technologies that have transformed civilization. Yet now, in a world of individual truths and alternative facts, the value of science is being challenged like never before. And for no field of science is this more important than climate change, which threatens to unravel, within decades, the very fabric of civilization. Against a backdrop of climate change science, I will explore the fundamental premises of science, why they predispose science to dismissal and denial, how humans engage with facts, and how to improve science communication across ideological, cultural and tribal divisions for the betterment of humanity and sake of the world.”