This episode, Neil and Jeff talk with David Roberts of Grist.org about how the entertainment world is taking on climate change. Should TV and movies get the facts right when confronting important topics or just be entertaining? They discuss the recent HBO series "The Newsroom" showcasing global warming and if writer Aaron Sorkin helped or hurt the cause of reducing carbon emissions. Plus, OCD:Designcast launches the FAKEN BACON Contest - to get listeners to tweet their best pics of meat alternatives for a chance to win.
Below is the scene from "The Newsroom" where Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) interviews Richard Westbrook, an EPA deputy assistant administrator. Westbrook drops the bomb on live television about climate change.