Expert Roundtable Dissects the Week's COVID-19 Headlines and Hype

May 29, 2020
DESCRIPTION: Each Friday, Andy Revkin, director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute Initiative on Communication and Sustainability, hosts a lunchtime review of COVID-19 headlines, hype and next steps. The regular guests are Pulitzer winner Laurie Garrett, NBC’s longtime science correspondent Robert Bazell, Jon Cohen of Science Magazine and Wendy Wertheimer, who for decades world on epidemic risk and policy at the National Institutes of Health and the World Health Organization.

This week's special guests are Bill Weir, CNN’s chief climate correspondent, and Alexis Madrigal, the longtime tech-focused Atlantic writer and author who co-created and runs the COVID Tracking Project -- a vital independent effort compiling testing data.

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