Disastrous hurricanes. Widespread droughts and wildfires. Withering heat. Extreme rainfall. It is hard not to conclude that something’s up with the weather, and many scientists agree. It’s the result of the weather machine itself—our climate—changing, becoming hotter and more erratic. In this 2-hour documentary, NOVA will cut through the confusion around climate change.
Bill Nye has a mission: to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking across the world. The former star of the kids show "Bill Nye The Science Guy" is now advocating for the importance of science, research and discovery in public life. With exclusive access and plenty of whimsy, the film follows Nye as he takes off his Science Guy lab coat and takes on those who deny a science-based worldview.
Lines of Sight
This award-winning documentary reveals the story behind a daring new art form called "Lineillism" developed by Kentucky-born painter Jim Hall. He created the style of painting using vertical lines after nearly being blinded by a case of the Shingles virus.
Renee Shaw moderates a discussion with the Democratic candidates from the 4th congressional district, and then welcomes four policy analysts to discuss the new budget, tax reform, and pension legislation passed in the 2018 General Assembly.
In the final day of the General Assembly session, lawmakers pass measures to fix the previously approved tax reform package and state budget. They also give final passage to a bill that moves up the candidate filing deadline and a rescue plan for the Kentucky Wired internet broadband project.
Dr. Tuckson's guests are Donna Arnett, PhD, MSPH, dean of the UK College of Public Health and Craig Blakely, PhD, MPH, dean of the UofL School of Public Health and Information Sciences.