This Green Earth - May 19, 2020

May 20, 2020

 [We are in the homestrech of completing construction here at KPCW. In an effort to keep the noise down, we bring you a rerun of some of Nell and Chris's favorite interviews. They will be back next week with more This Green Earth! Thanks for listening!]

Jim Williams - Aired September 11, 2018

Chris and Nell talk about growing cougar populations in the U.S. with Jim Williams, author of the book:  Path of the Puma - The Remarkable Resilience of the Mountain Lion. During a time when most wild animals are expecting decline in the face of development and climate change, the mountain lion has experienced an expansion of population. What's behind this expansion and what makes this cat so resilien and resourceful?

Edward Barbier - Aired February 12, 2019

Nell and Chris highlight the new book, The Water Paradox: Why There Will Never Be Enough Water - and how to avoid the coming crisis.  They speak with author Edward Barbier, Professor of Economics and Senior Scholar in the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University about the impacts of water scarcity and how it can be managed through effective policy, with a focus on the American West.