About This Show
How do we shift our political views on criminal justice, climate change, and war? How do we overcome racism and homophobia? How do we recover from alcoholism and other forms of addiction? Reckonings explores how people change their hearts and minds. Guests range from policymakers to high school students, and business leaders to artists — all of whom share a willingness to wrestle with transformation.
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Reckonings is produced by Stephanie Lepp. Our theme music was composed by Chris Peck.
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#17 || A paid climate skeptic switches sides
‘I can say to climate skeptics on the right, ‘I used to believe what you believe. Hell, I wrote your talking points, and for 20 years, I was there! But let me tell you why I'm not there anymore.’ As the head of the Cato Institute’s climate and environmental policy shop, Jerry Taylor was a leading spokesperson for climate skepticism. He waged TV battles against climate activists on the likes of CNN, NBC, and Fox, and says he won all of them. As the only paid climate skeptic who’s ever flipped, why did he shift not just his views on climate change, but his relationship with his views more broadly?
This is a joint episode with Inquiring Minds, a podcast exploring where science, politics, and society collide. To hear our previous joint episode on worldview transformation in the 2016 presidential election, visit: http://www.reckonings.show/episodes/inquiring-minds