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Climate Mitigation

  • In this rebroadcast episode of This Green Earth the guest is Yale University lecturer Wake Smith, who teaches a world-leading course on the topic of Climate Mitigation. The course syllabus forms the basis of his new book, Pandora's Toolbox: The Hopes and Hazards of Climate Intervention. In his book, Smith offers readers an accessible and authoritative introduction to both the hopes and hazards of some of humanity's most controversial technologies.
  • Today on This Green Earth, host Chris Cherniak brings back a best of show with (1:02) Yale University lecturer Wake Smith, who teaches a course on climate mitigation. The course syllabus forms the basis of his new book, Pandora's Toolbox: The Hopes and Hazards of Climate Intervention. In it, Smith offers readers an accessible introduction to the hopes and hazards of some of humanity's most controversial technologies. Then (27:17) Dr. David Stoner, Assistant Professor for Wildland Resources at Utah State University. Smith discusses the ever-increasing encounters with wildlife that Utah hikers and campers are having. Stoner provides facts about mountain lions, shares why drought and warming may increase human encounters, and explains how best to handle an encounter.
  • On today's This Green Earth, we rewind the tapes to play some of our most favorite recent interviews! First is (01:11) author and historian Elena Conis on how dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT) was sold, mis-regulated and resold. Then, (28:30) Yale University lecturer Wake Smith on the hopes and hazards of climate intervention.
  • Today on This Green Earth, we speak with Yale University lecturer Wake Smith, who teaches a world-leading course on the topic of Climate Mitigation. The course syllabus forms the basis of his new book, Pandora's Toolbox: The Hopes and Hazards of Climate Intervention.In his book, Smith offers readers an accessible and authoritative introduction to both the hopes and hazards of some of humanity's most controversial technologies.
  • Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak are the hosts of This Green Earth. This week, (01:58) in celebration of International Dark Sky Week, Paul Ricketts, director of University of Utah's South Physics Observatory, will come on to speak about Utah's upcoming Dark Sky Week events, including telescope workshops and a Star party.Then, they will be speaking with (24:21) Yale University lecturer Wake Smith, who teaches a world-leading course on the topic of Climate Mitigation. The course syllabus forms the basis of his new book, Pandora's Toolbox: The Hopes and Hazards of Climate Intervention.