PodTech News Brief: Gore Talks Science
SAN FRANCISCO, December 15, 2006 (PodTech News) — Al Gore addressed the American Geophysical Union here Wednesday, on the same day as several recently-published studies on climate change were also in the news. Gore’s comments to the scientific gathering focused on the challenges facing scientists when it comes to explaining the importance of their work to a skeptical public. PodTech’s Catherine Girardeau was there. Also, holiday shopping news, economic espionage in Silicon Valley, solar flares, and a new kind of Internet-based extortion. Those stories and the Stat of the Day. It’s PodTech News.