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February 2023

Denialists: The who and why of evolution rejection, and their links with climate change denial

February 21 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
The Admiral Bar, 72a Waterloo Street
Glasgow, G2 7DA United Kingdom
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Summary: For our closest event to Darwin Day: The talk will survey evolution rejection around the world, and discuss why it is so prevalent in some countries, over 200 years after Darwin and Wallace’s theories were unveiled. Especially worrying are countries where rejection of evolution has extended into national education practice. Some experience from Scotland will be covered. The links between evolution rejection and climate change denial will also be explored. About the speaker: Roger Downie is a semi-retired University…

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