The Politics of Climate: Conversation with Michael Mann

(Earth Focus: Episode 62) Debate over climate change is polarized. Efforts to discredit the science of climate change by fossil fuel interests are a large part of the reason why says Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Meteorology at Penn State University. “If there was a huge industry that would stand to profit greatly if the theory of gravity were wrong you would see the theory of gravity being contested in our US Senate,” he tells Earth Focus correspondent Miles Benson in an exclusive interview. Mann on the politics of climate change and the impact it has had on both science and policy.