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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.

Edge Effects The Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE)

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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.

    The Roots of (Radical) Animism: A Conversation with Jemma Deer

    The Roots of (Radical) Animism: A Conversation with Jemma Deer

    In conversation with Shelby Brewster, Jemma Deer discusses her new book, Radical Animism: Reading for the End of the World.

    • 28 min
    Forever Chemicals on the Ski Trail: A Conversation with Gail Carlson

    Forever Chemicals on the Ski Trail: A Conversation with Gail Carlson

    In conversation with Clare Sullivan, Dr. Gail Carlson explains how toxic PFAS found in some in ski waxes contaminate the environment and why regulating them is difficult but crucial.

    • 53 min
    Legacies of the Sagebrush Rebellion: A Conversation with Jonathan Thompson

    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.

    • 53 min
    What Fuels Energy Transitions: A Conversation with Germán Vergara

    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.

    • 41 min
    Tortoises All the Way Down: A Conversation with Elizabeth Hennessy

    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.

    • 48 min
    School Food Politics: A Conversation with Jennifer Gaddis

    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.

    • 1 hr 12 min

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