New Books in Environmental Studies

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episode 26: Kristin L. Hoganson, "The Heartland: An American History" (Penguin, 2019)

The Heartland makes a strong case for the Midwest not as a provincial, isolated, region but rather as a place defined by global connections, diasporas, and a wide array of cultures...


 2019-04-22  1h34m

episode 35: Kate Brown, "Manuel for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future" (Norton, 2019)

By digging into recently opened regional archives, conducting dozens of interviews, and visiting sites across Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia, Brown sought to understand the extent of the damage from the 1986 explosion of Chernobyl’s reactor No. 4.


 2019-04-19  47m

episode 190: Christopher Preston, "The Synthetic Age: Outdesigning Evolution, Resurrecting Species, and Reengineering Our World" (MIT Press, 2018)

Dr. Christopher Preston argues that what is most startling about the Anthropocene is not only how much impact humans have had, but how much deliberate shaping humans will do...


 2019-04-18  53m

Robert A. Voeks, "The Ethnobotany of Eden: Rethinking the Jungle Medicine Narrative" (U Chicago Press, 2018)

Jungle medicine: it's everywhere, from chia seeds to ginseng tea to CBD oil..


 2019-04-04  48m

episode 6: K. Kennen and N. Kirkwood, "Phyto: Principals and Resources for Site Remediation and Landscape Design" (Routledge, 2015)

The authors are both landscape architects who address “how to” contain and mediate through phytotechnologies the pollutants humans have used in the environment...


 2019-03-22  53m

episode 120: Tina Sikka, "Climate Technology, Gender, and Justice: The Standpoint of the Vulnerable" (Springer, 2019)

How can feminist theory help address the climate crisis?


 2019-03-21  41m

episode 15: Discussion of Massive Online Peer Review and Open Access Publishing

In the information age, knowledge is power. Hence, facilitating the access to knowledge to wider publics empowers citizens and makes societies more democratic...


 2019-03-19  32m

episode 187: Kate Ervine, "Carbon" (Polity, 2018)

Kate Ervine provides an accessible and trenchant introduction to the severity of our situation and the international climate politics of the past 30 years...


 2019-03-12  51m

episode 186: Rick Van Noy, "Sudden Spring: Stories of Adaptation in a Climate-Changed South" (U Georgia Press, 2019)

Van Noy decided not to follow the well-trodden path of trying to prove climate change science, nor did he bark about an irreversible tipping point. Instead, he provides us with a much-needed focus on communities...


 2019-03-08  49m

episode 34: Global Oil and Social Change with Leif Wenar

An interview with Leif Wenar


 2019-03-05  29m