Category Archives: Uncategorized

Lou Allstadt: Anti-Fracking Activist

Lou-AllstadtOur first guest is an unlikely "fractivist"…Lou Allstadt is a longtime former Executive Vice President of Mobil Oil and he shares the roots of his post-career activism and what led him to write an angry open letter to Exxon head Rex Tillerson.

LISTEN to LOU ALLSTADT

Elizabeth Kolbert: The Sixth Extinction

Contributor_elizabethkolbertphoto_p233_cropNoted environmental writer for the New Yorker and author of three books, Elizabeth Kolbert talks abput her latest work…"The Sixth Extinction, An Unnatural History". She discusses what humans are doing, knowingly or otherwise, to doom life on our blue planet.

LISTEN to ELIZABETH KOLBERT

Laura Parker Roerden: World Ocean Summit 2014

Laura-Parker-RoerdenThe second annual World Ocean Summit is wrapping up in California with John Kerry and HSH Prince Albert among the featured presenters. We get a summary of high points and key areas of concern from Laura Parker Roerden, Executive Director and Founder of Ocean Matters.

LISTEN to LAURA PARKER ROERDEN

Adam Brandt: America’s Natural Gas System Is Leaky

AdamA new study puts the brakes on the rush to fuel vehicles with natural gas. Asst. Professor Adam Brandt, with Stanford's Department of Energy Resources, joins us with takeaway points from his research on extractive methane leaks negating the benefits of natural gas and climate change.

LISTEN to ADAM BRANDT

Jim Morris: Big Oil, Bad Air!

Jim-Morris-2873Despite the Obama administration’s insistence that natural gas must be a part of United States energy policy, it’s increasingly clear that natural gas is not all that it’s “fracked” up to be–and that it has already inflicted harm upon communities, our country, and climate. Jim Morris of the Center for Public Integrity discusses a new report on how the fracking industry has messed with, and messed up, Texas. 

LISTEN to JIM MORRIS

Subscribe

Betsy’s Huffington Post Column

Huffpost-thumb1

Broadcast Archives

Login