Steamboat Institute hosted a Campus Liberty Tour debate at Cornell University on Mar 15. Drs. Steven Koonin and Robert Socolow debated the resolution: “Climate science compels us to make large and rapid reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.” The debate was moderated by Steamboat Institute Blankley Fellow Sarah Westwood.
In the pre-debate poll, 37% of the audience agreed with the proposition vs. 47% who opposed it. In the post-debate poll, 28% of the audience agreed vs. 66% who opposed.