Today on the show, Allen discusses the twin catastrophes of capitalism and the climate crisis with ecosocialist activist Ian Angus. Among other things, they talk about the problem with ecofascist arguments about “overpopulation,” why the COVID-19 pandemic is an ecological crisis, and the promises of ecosocialism. Ian Angus is the founder and editor of the […]
In his latest book, The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet, climate scientist Michael E. Mann argues that governments and corporations—not just individuals—need to fix the problem they’ve created, and he outlines a plan for pursuing effective climate solutions collectively. Today, we host Michael E. Mann on the show to talk […]
We depend on trees to provide us with oxygen and to soak up the carbon dioxide we produce. So what will happen if trees struggle to stay healthy on our warming planet? Helena White speaks with Dr. Rick Lindroth in the next installment of the climate crisis series Wisconsin Getting Hotter.
The global ice sheets are melting and we are seeing the impacts of sea level rise in coastal communities. UW-Madison professor, Dr. Andrea Dutton, uses ancient history to study current sea level rise. She won the MacArthur Award in 2019 for her innovative contributions to research in this area. Helena White spoke with her via […]
You may have heard about the protests organized in London by Extinction Rebellion in April 2019. The group was disrupting life in the city in order to draw attention to the climate crisis. Extinction Rebellion has its own chapter in Madison and Helena White sat down with two members to learn more about the organization.
For her monthly series about the climate crisis in Wisconsin, Helena White interviews UW Milwaukee student Lauren Cross about her experiences with environmental racism and her work to address the climate crisis.