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Bill Nye's Advice to Tackle Climate Change

Bill Nye debunks misconceptions surrounding climate change, discusses motivation to change the world, and shares an excerpt from his new book Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World

By
Sabrina Stierwalt, PhD
Episode #169

bill nye on climate changeWe here at Everyday Einstein were lucky enough to ask Bill Nye our burning questions about climate change. In Bill's new book, Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World, he talks about why the climate change crisis is calling today's youth to action to create a healthier, cleaner, smarter world. As the best-selling New York Times author of Undeniable, former host of Bill Nye the Science Guy, and a scientist, engineer, comedian and inventor, he is the perfect person to debunk the misconceptions concerning global warming.

Bill explains that we can contribute as individuals to the fight against climate change and gives a few tips on how to do so: 

1.) Don't ignore the deniers!

Educate yourself and others on the very real and observable effects of climate change on our world. 

2.) Buy renewable energy if you own a home.

Make the modifications that you can to your home to make it more energy efficient.

3.) Get out there and vote.

Vote for those candidates who have strong voting records of their own in support of legislation that moves toward renewable resources so that the US can become a leader in this effort.

For more tips on what you can do to combat climate change, check out Bill's book, Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World.

Listen to an audio excerpt here:

You can buy the book on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound, or Books-a-Million. If you prefer listening, you can buy the audiobook version on Amazon, Audible, or Barnes & Noble.

Until next time this is Sabrina Stierwalt with Everyday Einstein's Quick and Dirty Tips for helping you make sense of science. You can become a fan of Everyday Einstein on Facebook or follow me on Twitter, where I'm @QDTeinstein. If you have a question that you'd like to see on a future episode, send me an e-mail at everydayeinstein@quickanddirtytips.com. Don't forget to subscribe to Everyday Einstein on iTunes and Stitcher!

About the Author

Sabrina Stierwalt, PhD

Dr. Sabrina Stierwalt is an extragalactic astrophysicist at the California Institute of Technology and Adjunct Faculty at the University of Virginia.

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