The official podcast of EDGE EFFECTS, the digital magazine produced by the Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE) in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Each episode features interviews with path-breaking thinkers about cultural and environmental change across the full sweep of human history. Find more great content at http://edgeeffects/net.
Legacies of the Sagebrush Rebellion: A Conversation with Jonathan Thompson
Robert Lundberg talks with journalist Jonathan P. Thompson about land management, settler colonialism, and the legacies of the Sagebrush Rebellion in the American West.
What Fuels Energy Transitions: A Conversation with Germán Vergara
Germán Vergara talks with Rachel Gurney about the history of energy transitions in Mexico and the lessons we can learn from the past.
Tortoises All the Way Down: A Conversation with Elizabeth Hennessy
Elizabeth Hennessy's recent book follows in the footsteps of Galápagos tortoises to uncover the complex history of a tourist and biodiversity hotspot.
School Food Politics: A Conversation with Jennifer Gaddis
Faron Levesque sits down with Dr. Jennifer Gaddis to discuss Gaddis's book, The Labor of Lunch, and how school food can fuel the fight for justice for both workers and students.
Making Meaning in an Age of Data: A Conversation with Heather Houser
In conversation with Min Hyoung Song, Heather Houser considers how stories and art make overwhelming scientific data meaningful—and how they trouble, interrogate, and transform it.
The Future of Conservation: A Conversation with Bram Büscher and Robert Fletcher
Yardain Amron talks with Bram Büscher and Robert Fletcher—co-authors of The Conservation Revolution—about capitalism, ecotourism, and the urgent need to re-imagine mainstream conservation.