New Books in Environmental Studies

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episode 162: K. Aronoff, et al., "A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal" (Verso, 2019)

In early 2019, freshman representative Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Senator Ed Markey proposed a bold new piece of legislation, now very well known as the Green New Deal.,,


 2020-04-14  1h44m

episode 46: Matt Cook, "Sleight of Mind: 75 Ingenious Paradoxes in Mathematics, Physics, and Philosophy" (MIT Press, 2020)

According to Cook, a paradox paradox is a sophisticated kind of magic trick...


 2020-03-30  54m

episode 49: Joseph E. Taylor III, "Persistent Callings: Seasons of Work and Identity on the Oregon Coast" (Oregon State UP, 2019)

Focusing on the Nestucca river valley, Taylor shows how nature, culture, markets, and technology affected the "callings," or identities, of residents from pre-colonial times to the very recent past....


 2020-03-26  51m

episode 414: Sara Hughes, "Repowering Cities: Governing Climate Change Mitigation in New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto" (Cornell UP, 2019)

Hughes creatively combines the literature on cities with a comparative case study of three American cities to explore how New York, Los Angeles, and Toronto moved from making commitments to fulfilling them...


 2020-03-25  53m

episode 59: Sophia Stamatopoulou-Robbins, "Waste Siege: The Life of Infrastructure in Palestine" (Stanford UP, 2020)

Waste offers Stamatopoulou-Robbins a unique vantage point for understanding everyday life under occupation, the role of environmental discourse in the production and destruction of sovereignty,..


 2020-03-09  1h20m

episode 48: Jerome Whitington, "Anthropogenic Rivers: The Production of Uncertainty in Lao Hydropower" (Cornell UP, 2018)

Whitington examines the dynamics and discourses centered around the development of hydropower dams in the Mekong River Basin...


 2020-03-06  41m

episode 40: Steven Higashide, "Better Buses, Better Cities : How to Plan, Run, and Win the Fight for Effective Transit" (Island Press, 2019)

Higashide shows us what a successful bus system looks like with real-world stories of reform—such as Houston redrawing its bus network overnight,


 2020-03-02  49m

episode 22: Ellen Griffith Spears, "Baptized in PCBs: Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town" (UNC Press, 2016)

Griffen Spears discusses the decades long struggle for environmental and civil rights justice in Anniston, Alabama...


 2020-02-28  32m

 2020-02-25  42m

 2020-02-20  1h5m