New Books in Environmental Studies

Interviews with Environmental Scientists about their New Books

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 53m. Bisher sind 233 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

episode 47: Timothy Barnard, "Imperial Creatures: Humans and Other Animals in Colonial Singapore, 1819-1942" (NUS Press, 2019)

Barnard explores the more-than-human entanglements between empires and the creatures they govern...



episode 151: Kyle Devine, "Decomposed: The Political Ecology of Music" (MIT Press, 2019)

What is the human and environmental cost of music?



episode 103: K. Linder et al., "Going Alt-Ac: A Guide to Alternative Academic Careers" (Stylus Publishing, 2020)

If you’re a grad student facing the ugly reality of finding a tenure-track job, you could easily be forgiven for thinking about a career change...



episode 68: Salvador Salinas, "Land, Liberty, and Water: Morelos After Zapata, 1920-1940" (U Arizona Press, 2018)

Salinas fills an important gap in the history of the Zapatista Revolution in Morelos - namely, what happened after 1920...



episode 398: Why do even successful clean energy policies fail to create momentum for more renewable energy?

Why do even successful clean energy policies fail to create momentum for more renewable energy? In her new book Short Circuiting Policy: Interest Groups and the Battle Over Clean Energy and Climate Policy in the American States (Oxford University Press, 2020), Leah Stokes analyzes policy-making in Texas, Kansas, Arizona, and Ohio to understand the dynamics of clean energy policy...



episode 164: Anna M. Gade, “Muslim Environmentalisms: Religious and Social Foundations” (Columbia UP, 2019)

The relationship between Islam and the environment has a long and rich history across various Muslim societies...




episode 52: J. L. Anderson, "Capitalist Pigs: Pigs, Pork, and Power in America" (West Virginia UP, 2019)

Anderson provides a history of pigs in America from the first arrival on the continent in the Columbian Exchange to the modern agribusiness of pork production...



episode 55: Josh Reno, "Military Waste: The Unexpected Consequences of Permanent War Readiness" (U California Press, 2019)

Seven decades of military spending during the cold war and war on terror have created a vast excess of military hardware – what happens to all of this military waste when it has served its purpose and what does it tell us about militarism in American culture?



episode 49: Alice Hill, "Building a Resilient Tomorrow: How to Prepare for the Coming Climate Disruption" (Oxford UP, 2019)

Hill and Martinez-Diaz draw on their personal experiences as senior officials in the Obama Administration to tell behind-the-scenes stories of what it really takes to advance progress on climate change issues...


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