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Bill Nye heading to Netflix to ‘take on climate change deniers’

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Via: http://grist.org/briefly/bill-nye-is-heading-to-netflix-to-take-on-climate-change-deniers-with-help-from-a-supermodel/

Bill Nye is heading to Netflix to take on climate change deniers — with help from a supermodel.

Nye first found television fame in the ’90s with his weekly children’s show on PBS. Now, he’s returning to the small screen — or, at least, the streaming device — with Bill Nye Saves the World, a Netflix series set to debut this spring.

“Each episode will tackle a topic from a scientific point of view,” Nye said in a statement, “dispelling myths, and refuting anti-scientific claims that may be espoused by politicians, religious leaders, or titans of industry.” Those topics include some hot-button issues, like vaccinations, genetically modified foods, and climate change.

Though he got his start on an uncontroversial kids’ show, in recent years Nye has not shied away from contentious issues. He’s been an especially outspoken critic of climate change deniers. Last year, he bet notorious denier Marc Marano $20,000 that 2016 would be one of the 10 hottest years on record. Morano declined the offer — which, considering the data, was probably wise. (Note: The Pause Lives on: Global Satellites: 2016 not Statistically Warmer than 1998 & Death Of Global Temperature ‘Pause’ Greatly Exaggerated – 2016 Not Statistically Warmer Than 1998)

Nye will get some help on his new show from special correspondents like Karlie Kloss. “We’ll be talking about every nerdy thing you can dream of,” says the model.

Background info: 

Watch Now: Morano V. Bill Nye Climate Debate on Fox With Stossel – Nye Cites ‘Hockey Stick’ as Proof – Says Politicians can fix potholes & the climate – Morano denounces as ‘medieval witchcraft’ – Full Transcript

CNN climate debate between Morano & Nye now has enhanced transcript with embedded links to Morano’s citations for all of his key points

Analysis of CNN debate w/Marc Morano vs. Bill Nye on Piers Morgan: ‘Bill Nye had a rather rambling performance…Nye appeared to be extremely badly prepared, with little understanding of the subject’

Flashback on Nye’s debate with Morano on Piers Morgan on CNN: Warmists concede Bill Nye ‘looked outclassed and flustered’ against Climate Depot’s Morano in CNN primetime debate on Piers Morgan — Warmists at Little Green Footballs: ‘Morano threw too many talking points for Bill [Nye] to field effectively and as is common when a scientist goes up against a professional PR hack, he looked outclassed and flustered’

Bill Nye, ‘The Jail-The-Skeptics Guy!’: Nye entertains idea of jailing climate skeptics for ‘affecting my quality of life’ (Exclusive Video)

Bill Nye the ‘science guy’ says modern energy revolution akin to ‘human slavery’ – Challenges Skeptic to Temperature Bet

Bill Nye the ‘science guy’ says modern energy revolution akin to ‘human slavery’ – Challenges Skeptic to Temperature Bet

5 COMMENTS

  1. “Bill Nye, the self proclaimed “Science Guy”, is welcoming 2017 with a new effort to battle climate change skeptics. Nye, after entertaining the idea of jailing climate skeptics, is now set to battle them in a new Netflix program, with the help of a supermodel.”

    Well – a pair of cold nips won’t help sell his view point. But, at least it will be fun to watch.

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