Monthly Archives: December 2017

Podcast

Jeff Goodell, THE WATER WILL COME & Lynn Zinser, Climate Liability News

Jeff Goodell talks about his new book The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World (Little Brown). Then, as coastal properties go underwater, will governments, businesses and homeowners sue Big Carbon? We talk with Lynn Zinser of the nonprofit journalism website Climate Liability News about the legal implications of climate change.

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John Michael Greer, The Retro Future & Peter Kalmus, Being The Change

John Michael Greer talks about his latest book The Retro Future: Looking to the Past to Reinvent the Future (New Society Publishers.) Then, climate scientist Peter Kalmus weighs in on the personal choices we can all make to protect the climate. He tells us about his book, Being The Change: Live Well and Spark a Climate Revolution (New Society Publishers.) Continue reading

Web Extras

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Why We May Not Be Able To Trust Alabama’s Vote Count

The Alabama special election for the US Senate is today. Whatever the final vote — can it be trusted? For our What You Need To Know series on Writers Voice, Francesca spoke with John Brakey of Election Defense Alliance and attorney Chris Sautter, two long-term election integrity activists. They sued the state of Alabama to improve the integrity of the election. They won in court — but then lost in a last-minute backroom deal between the state GOP and the Alabama Supreme Court.

Podcast

Sy Montgomery, TAMED AND UNTAMED & Elizabeth Tova Bailey

Celebrated author Sy Montgomery talks with us about the essays she and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas have written and collected in a wonderful new book, Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind. Then we hear part of our 2011 interview with Elizabeth Tova Bailey about her book The Sound of A Wild Snail Eating. Continue reading