Each month, Denver Museum of Nature & Science President & CEO George Sparks joins Managing Editor Trent Knoss to recommend something new to read, watch, or listen to in the world of science, policy, and human decision-making. 

June 2021
"The Beef with Beef," from How to Save a Planet, produced by Gimlet Media

Cows and their accompanying land use have a large carbon footprint, so we’ve often heard it argued that going vegetarian is one of the most concrete steps an individual can take toward addressing climate change. In this month's segment, we chat about a recent episode of the podcast How to Save a Planet on what the future might hold for reducing meat consumption.

Listen to the full episode of How to Save a Planet: gimletmedia.com/shows/howtosaveaplanet

May 2021
Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know,
by Adam Grant (2021, Viking)

In an age of polarization, how can we find real and meaningful ways to connect with each other? Can we find the joy in being wrong and learn to question our own knowledge? Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist at Wharton and an expert in how we can find motivation and meaning, and lead more generous and creative lives. He is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of four books that have sold millions of copies and been translated into 35 languages.

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