Chris Mooney

Chris Mooney is a science and political journalist, blogger, podcaster, experienced trainer of scientists in the art of communication, and the host of Climate Desk Live.

Your genes tell you how to vote

In conjunction with a lot of other factors, but still.

8 scary facts about antibiotic resistance

Science writer Maryn McKenna explains why the drugs we rely on may soon stop working.

Which Hollywood-style climate disasters will strike in your lifetime?

Here's a list of some of the most dreaded abrupt changes, and the probability that they'll happen anytime soon.

Why climate skeptics and evolution deniers joined forces

Climate change and evolution came under attack for different reasons, but now their skeptics are banding together.

How the Simpsons have secretly been teaching you math

Science author Simon Singh reveals the highly nerdy layer beneath the longest-running sitcom on TV.

A decade of monster hurricanes

Check out these dramatic images of seven record-setting hurricanes from the last decade.

Meet the computer geek who took on Ken Cucinelli — and won

Michael Mann didn't come to politics. Politics came to him.

Could Carl Sagan have defeated climate denial?

Celebrating the great science communicator ... while being realistic about how much things have changed since the days of the Cosmos series.

We all start out as scientists, but then some of us forget

Psychologist Alison Gopnik explains why babies are so much better than adults at learning new things.