Posts Tagged ‘Environment’
December 9 . 2011
August 11 . 2011
Actress and social activist Alexandra Paul stands out in the crowd on a planet quickly approaching 7 billion people. She has been commended by the United Nations for her environmental work, arrested for trying to save the electric car and – in a decision that made her mother cry – remains child-free. Her decision to remain childless was a personal act to help ease pressure on our over-burdened planet.
May 18 . 2011
At the cutting edge of science, Len Fisher helps us find ways to act before a full-fledged catastrophe is upon us in Crashes, Crises, and Calamities. It is a witty and informative exploration of the chaos, complexity, and patterns of our daily lives.
May 13 . 2011
March 17 . 2011
In The Taliban Shuffle, journalist Kim Barker offers an insider’s account of the “forgotten war” in Afghanistan and Pakistan, chronicling the years after America’s initial routing of the Taliban, when we failed to finish the job.
March 16 . 2011
Future Babble by Dan Gardner, an award winning journalist holds a magnifying glass over the entire expert prediction industry, naming pundits like David Brooks, Jeff Rubin, Peter Schiff, and Robert Kennedy (to name a few) who have been incorrect on predictions ranging from business to economics to international relations.
February 16 . 2011
33 Men is the riveting and authoritative account of the 2010 San José mine rescue in Chile-after one of the longest human entrapments in history. Investigative journalist, Jonathan Franklin was permitted access far past the police perimeter where he conducted interviews with families, rescue workers, the mine psychologist, drill operators, scientists, and the architects of the rescue operation.
January 25 . 2011
September 29 . 2010
In her new book, Disconnect, Dr. Devra Davis reveals untold stories of cell phone industry cover-up and explains what everyone needs to know and do about cell phone radiation-without giving up our cell phones. Later Judge Glenda Hatchett, host of her Emmy nominated syndicated show and author of Dare to Take Charge.
September 16 . 2010
Why do the Japanese hunt whales? Heike Vester, biologist, coordinator and founder of Ocean Sounds, a private organization that is dedicated to the research of marine animals, public education, and conservation of the marine environment talks about the economics of whaling and the research that is being done .
- Jun 17Si Kahn, Suzanne Little
- Jun 13Jesse Ventura
- Jun 11Phil Tiemeyer
- Jun 10David Felten
- Jun 06Annalee Newitz
- Jun 05Marie Calloway