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Skeptoid Episode Guide - Environment

 

Thorium Reactors: Fact and Fiction (Skeptoid #555) - These next-generation reactors have attracted a nearly cultish following. Is it justified?
January 24, 2017
Read | Listen (13:18)
 
The Simple Proof of Man-Made Global Warming (Skeptoid #549) - The two most basic Smoking Guns proving that carbon from fossil fuels is warming the Earth.
December 13, 2016
Read | Listen (13:18)
 
Sky Trumpets (Skeptoid #526) - From all over the world come reports of strange trumpet-like blasts from the sky.
July 5, 2016
Read | Listen (13:34)
 
Colony Collapse Disorder: Science and Pseudoscience (Skeptoid #524) - So you think you know what's making honey bees die off?
June 21, 2016
Read | Listen (13:06)
 
Black Mold: Peril or Prosaic? (Skeptoid #494) - Black mold is commonly believed to harbor many deadly diseases. How much truth is there to this?
November 24, 2015
Read | Listen (11:31)
 
About That 1970s Global Cooling... (Skeptoid #487) - No, climatologists in the 1970s did not believe we're headed into another ice age.
October 6, 2015
Read | Listen (12:13)
 
Agenda 21 (Skeptoid #465) - Does Agenda 21 want to save the world or take it over?
May 5, 2015
Read | Listen (13:15)
 
Plastic Bags (Skeptoid #460) - The answer to "paper or plastic?" turns out to be surprisingly complicated.
March 31, 2015
Read | Listen (11:40)
 
The Santa Barbara Simoom of 1859 (Skeptoid #424) - Stories of a lethally hot storm wind in Santa Barbara in 1859 persist to this day.
July 22, 2014
Read | Listen (12:27)
 
Fukushima vs Chernobyl vs Three Mile Island (Skeptoid #397) - Years after the disaster, some claim that Fukushima radiation is still going to cause widespread death.
January 14, 2014
Read | Listen (13:09)
 
6 Problems with Wind Turbine Syndrome (Skeptoid #388) - Some believe that wind turbines are sickening people. Might there be anything to this?
November 12, 2013
Read | Listen (13:22)
 
Legislating Pseudoscience (Skeptoid #368) - Lawmakers are often pressured by ideologues to pass laws based on bad science.
June 25, 2013
Read | Listen (12:34)
 
Facts and Fiction of the Schumann Resonance (Skeptoid #352) - This cavity in our atmosphere resonates radio frequency at 7.83 Hz. But is that all it does?
March 5, 2013
Read | Listen (13:26)
 
Attack of the Nanobots! (Skeptoid #317) - Is it possible for nanotechnology to result in an army of self-replicating machines that consume and destroy society?
July 3, 2012
Read | Listen (13:34)
 
The Science and Politics of Global Warming (Skeptoid #309) - Global warming is the poster boy for failed science communication. What went wrong?
May 8, 2012
Read | Listen (12:20)
 
All About Fracking (Skeptoid #275) - Hydraulic fracturing of natural gas wells incites powerful emotions. How much of the hype is justified?
September 13, 2011
Read | Listen (13:36)
 
Nuclear War and Nuclear Winter (Skeptoid #244) - Will atmospheric smoke from a nuclear war result in devastating global cooling?
February 8, 2011
Read | Listen (11:49)
 
Whales and Sonar (Skeptoid #236) - Navy sonar is said to be lethal to whales. What does the latest research actually tell us?
December 14, 2010
Read | Listen (12:59)
 
DDT: Secret Life of a Pesticide (Skeptoid #230) - Is DDT a killer of birds, a savior against malaria, or a little of each?
November 2, 2010
Read | Listen (13:42)
 
Organic vs. Conventional Agriculture (Skeptoid #166) - Is organic agriculture truly safer or better for the environment than modern farming?
August 11, 2009
Read | Listen (15:48)
 
Locally Grown Produce (Skeptoid #162) - Is locally grown produce as green as its proponents seem to think it is?
July 14, 2009
Read | Listen (12:41)
 
The Sargasso Sea and the Pacific Garbage Patch (Skeptoid #132) - We cast our skeptical eye upon two vast hazards to navigation said to lurk in the centers of the two great oceans.
December 16, 2008
Read | Listen (9:52)
 
Genetically Modified Organisms: Jeopardy or Jackpot? (Skeptoid #112) - Are GMO crops dangerous, or a boon to mankind?
August 5, 2008
Read | Listen (14:27)
 
Is Peak Oil the End of Civilization? (Skeptoid #100) - When we run out of oil, will there be widespread panic and destruction, or will society adapt?
May 13, 2008
Read | Listen (10:17)
 
Rethinking Nuclear Power (Skeptoid #92) - Are modern nuclear reactors as bad for us as the environmentalists have painted them?
March 18, 2008
Read | Listen (12:03)
 
Water: Alternative Fuel of the Future? (Skeptoid #87) - Can simple water really be burned to solve our energy problems?
February 12, 2008
Read | Listen (10:02)
 
Ethanol: Miracle Fuel, or Not? (Skeptoid #51) - Is ethanol really nature's wonder fuel? Is corn really going to save us?
June 25, 2007
Read | Listen (7:58)
 
Free Range Chicken and Farm Raised Fish (Skeptoid #47) - Do free range chickens and farm raised fish truly have the pros and cons that popular culture believes?
May 26, 2007
Read | Listen (9:51)
 
Heating Up to Global Warming (Skeptoid #39) - Do we really understand how much power we have to address global warming?
April 16, 2007
Read | Listen (11:21)
 
Chemtrails: Real or Not? (Skeptoid #27) - Some believe that airplane contrails are really dangerous chemicals being sprayed by the government.
February 15, 2007
Read | Listen (9:06)
 
Organic Food Myths (Skeptoid #19) - Is it a revolution in health and the environment, or a counterproductive fad?
January 5, 2007
Read | Listen (10:18)
 
SUV Phobia (Skeptoid #15) - Are SUVs truly as evil as we're supposed to think?
December 20, 2006
Read | Listen (8:00)
 
Sustainable Sustainability (Skeptoid #5) - Focus on the year's undisputed overused buzzword: "Sustainable"
November 1, 2006
Read | Listen (6:08)
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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