Walter Mosely talks about his two new speculative fiction novellas, the GIFT OF FIRE and ON THE HEAD OF A PIN; and sociologist Eric Klinenberg discusses his new book, GOING SOLO: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone. Continue reading
Steve Volk talks about the paranormal and his fascinating book, FRINGE-OLOGY: How I Tried to Explain Away the Unexplainable-And Couldn’t; Kim Tredick talks about the “summer slide” and BrainQuest; and Drew Adamek reviews THE HUNGER ANGEL by Herta Müller. Continue reading
Jonathan Koomey talks about COLD CASH, COOL CLIMATE: Science-Based Advice for Ecological Entrepreneurs. It’s about how we could ignite a new era of entrepreneurship with good, domestic jobs for a cleaner, cooler planet. And Philip Warburg naysays the skeptics in his book HARVEST THE WIND: America’s Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and Climate Stability. Continue reading
Here is the rest of our interview with Philip Warburg about his book, HARVEST THE WIND. He talks about the raging controversies over wind power’s environmental record, showing that reports of bird deaths are wildly overblown, far less than the toll of climate change and the common house cat, and going down sharply because of new turbine technology. He also tackles the challenge from China, and tells us what public policy is needed to keep our wind power industry vital and growing.