New Books in Environmental Studies

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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...


 February 28, 2020  32m

 February 25, 2020  42m

 February 20, 2020  1h5m

episode 88: Robert Frank, "Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work" (Princeton UP, 2020)

Frank describes how the strongest predictor of our willingness to support climate-friendly policies, install solar panels, or buy an electric car is the number of people we know who have already done so...


 February 17, 2020  29m

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...


 February 7, 2020  45m

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

What is the human and environmental cost of music?


 February 5, 2020  42m

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...


 January 30, 2020  39m

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...


 January 29, 2020  43m

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...


 January 28, 2020  46m

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...


 January 24, 2020  55m