The Edge Effects podcast features interviews with scholars, scientists, activists, and artists who engage with questions of environmental and cultural change. Enjoy wide-ranging conversations with writers William deBuys (The Last Unicorn), Carolyn Finney (Black Faces, White Spaces), Sarah Williams Goldhagen (Welcome to Your World), Lauret Savoy (Trace) and Bryant Simon (The Hamlet Fire). Listen to legal scholar and cultural critic Jedediah Purdy (After Nature) ponder the future of environmental politics, anthropologist Anna Tsing (The Mushroom at the End of the World) describe the “arts of living” in the Anthropocene, sociologist Jason W. Moore (A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things) make the case for ecological reparations, and biologist Tyrone Hayes detail the politics of environmental science. Hear from distinguished environmental historians: William Cronon reflects on his Nature’s Metropolis after 25 years, Adam Rome (The Genius of Earth Day) contrasts the 2017 March for Science with the first Earth Day in 1970, Gregory Cushman (Guano and the Opening of the Pacific World) considers the fragility of the lithosphere, and Neil Maher (Apollo in the Age of Aquarius) explores how the environmental and other social movements shaped NASA and the space race. And learn about the path-breaking research of CHE alumni Dawn Biehler (Pests in the City) and Andrew Stuhl (Unfreezing the Arctic).
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