Jonathan Foley is the executive director of the California Academy of Sciences, which has been dubbed “the greenest museum on the planet.” The academy has gone so far as to divest its financial assets from fossil fuel companies. Foley’s research focuses on sustainability and how climate change impacts global agriculture. He recently co-authored an article titled “How to Fight the War on Science and Win.” Foley joins us to talk about the role of science, scientists and institutions like the Cal Academy during the Trump administration.
- How to Defeat Those Who Are Waging War on Science (Scientific American)
- The War on Facts Is a War on Democracy (Scientific American)
- Climate Scientists Face Harassment, Threats and Fears of ‘McCarthyist Attacks’ (The Guardian)
Jonathan Foley, executive director, California Academy of Sciences