Skeptics Underground: Science in the age of alternative facts

Today’s world is one more saturated with science than any other in history, with technology reaching into all aspects of life, understanding of our biology and origins greater than ever, and with humans able to affect the very climate of the Earth. At the same time, we live in an information era, and also in an era of misinformation. From climate change, to vaccination to evolution, science faces the challenge of imposing facts in an opinion driven world. We will discuss these challenges and how best we can sort the good information from the bad.