Posts Tagged ‘Environment’

Si Kahn, Suzanne Little

June 17 . 2013

There is a battle in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska, home to wild salmon fisheries and mineral deposits, to stop a public mine project and protect the Bay. Will the President do anything to stop it? Si Kahn, songwriter, activist is joined by Suzanne Little, former Alaska state senator and founders of Musicians United to Protect Bristol Bay.

Michael Lemonick

June 3 . 2013

Global Weirdness summarizes, in clear prose, everything we already know about the science of climate change; explains what is likely to happen to the climate in the future; and lays out in practical terms what we can and cannot do to avoid further shifts. Michael Lemonick with Climate Central explains.

John Rumpler

February 12 . 2013

Should “fracking” be banned; is it safe and if not, what are the dangers associated with it? John Rumpler, senior attorney with Environment America separates fact from fiction.

Bill Evans

August 16 . 2012

Meteorologist, Bill Evans covers everything, from tornadoes and hurricanes to lightning and the different kinds of snowflakes in It’s Raining Fish and Spiders. He addresses weather myths and facts, from “Can it really rain fish?” to “Will opening a window save my house during a tornado?”

Harvey Levenstein

August 8 . 2012
In Fear of Food, Harvey Levenstein reveals the people and interests who have created and exploited  the question of what to eat and drink, causing an extraordinary number of Americans to allow fear to trump pleasure in dictating their food choices.

Bob Deans

July 6 . 2012

The Republican-led House voted nearly 200 times to weaken, block, or delay needed measures that defend our air, water, wildlife, and lands. Bob DeansReckless tells the story of that misguided campaign, how it put our nation at risk, and where we need to go from here.

Pierre Desrochers, Jim Hecker

June 25 . 2012

In The Locavore’s Dilemma, Pierre Desrochers explains the history, science, and economics of food supply to reveal what locavores miss or misunderstand. Then,  Jim Hecker with Public Justice talks about mountaintop mining and  how it continues around the country.

Jim Robbins

April 30 . 2012

The Man Who Planted Trees is not a detailed how-to guide to planting; it is a touching story of Elzéard Bouffier, who devoted his entire life to reforesting a desolate portion of Provence, in southern France.

Van Jones

April 5 . 2012

In Rebuild the Dream, green economy pioneer Van Jones reflects on his journey from grassroots outsider to White House insider.

Scott Wallace

March 13 . 2012

Scott Wallace tells the extraordinary tale of a journey into the deepest recesses of the Amazon to track one of the planet’s last uncontacted indigenous tribes in The Unconquered.