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John Cook

Adjunct Lecturer at The University of Queensland

About Me

Dr John Cook is an Adjunct Lecturer at The University of Queensland and a research assistant professor at the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University. In 2007, he founded Skeptical Science, a website which won the 2011 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for the Advancement of Climate Change Knowledge and 2016 Friend of the Planet Award from the National Center for Science Education. He has co-authored the college textbooks Climate Change: Examining the Facts and Climate Change Science: A Modern Synthesis, and Climate Change Denial: Heads in the Sand. In 2013, John published a paper finding 97% scientific consensus on human-caused global warming, an outcome that has been highlighted by former President Barack Obama and former UK Prime Minister David Cameron. He currently co-hosts with Peter Jacobs the Evidence Squared podcast on the science of science communication.

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