Alvin Duskin speaks with Huey Johnson about the first wind energy project in California and the world. How did it happen in 1978? What caused the tide to change? Watch Alvin tell this interesting story.
Have you heard of Copper River salmon? What about the Exxon Valdez oil spill of March 24, 1989? This massive oil spill off the shore of Cordova, Alaska horrified local fisherman and devastated the community when the Prince William Sound fishery stocks collapsed. Without fish, the economic base of the community was destroyed. Riki Ott shares her story about how she mobilized the community to help in the recovery, and how her experience awakened the need to make corporations more responsible for their actions.
Joseph Sax, famous for his legal paper about the public trust doctrine that eventually saved Mono Lake, speaks about water policy and how water is managed. Professor Sax's pragmatic views on water policy are discussed.
Professor Emeritus, Frederic Wagner, explains why everyone should have a basic understanding of science and understand how scientists think and make decisions. As an ecologist and author of a book on climate change, Dr. Wagner explains how policymaking today could benefit from the examination of facts and evidence. He shares two examples of how science has been ignored over politics.
Jodie Evans is a real life superhero! Where does the co-founder of CODEPINK find her courage and voice to fight for peace and justice? Jodie shares stories about three of her mentors and what she has learned from each of them. She speaks about finding her voice, sharing "the message" and describes how her work has enriched her life and has unleashed a profound joy.