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Madhavi Venkatesan

Hosted by Editor-in-Chief Madhavi Venkatesan, PhD, and brought to you by Sustainability and Climate Change, the Sustainability Speaker Series is a podcast series that features authors, pioneers, and practitioners of sustainability and climate change research. The conversations center on their latest works and efforts. Learn more about the Sustainability and Climate Change Journal.

Episode 7
Yoram Bauman
Yoram Bauman

The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change

Yoram Bauman is the world's first and only stand-up economist. On this episode of the Sustainability Speaker Series, he shares the role of comedy and humor in the discussion of climate change.

 
Episode 6
Peter Norton
Peter Norton

Autonorama The Illusory Promise of High-Tech Driving

Peter Norton is an associate professor of history in the Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia. On this episode of the Sustainability Speaker's Series, he discusses his latest book, Autonorama The Illusory Promise of High-Tech Driving, and clarifies the marketing from the reality.

 
Episode 5
Catherine Keller
Catherine Keller

Facing Apocalypse

Catherine Keller is the George T. Cobb Professor of Constructive Theology in the Theological School and Graduate Division of Religion of Drew University. On this episode of the Sustainability Speaker Series, she shares her perspective on the concept of Christian apocalypse and its relationship to climate action.

 
Episode 4
Nick Salafsky
Richard Margoluis
 
Episode 4

Pathways to Success

Nick Salafsky is codirector and cofounder of Foundations of Success and Richard Margoluis is Chief Measurement, Evaluation, and Learning Officer at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. They join the Sustainability Speaker Series to discuss their latest book Pathways to Success, a strategic systems approach for addressing ecosystem issues.

 
Episode 3
Erik Nordman

The Uncommon Knowledge of Elinor Ostrom

Erik Nordman is an Associate Professor of Natural Resources Management and Adjunct Professor of Economics at Grand Valley State University. On this episode of the Sustainability Speaker Series, he shares Elinor Ostrom's contribution to public policy and the reader accessible text he developed to facilitate understanding of her contribution, specifically that collective and community thinking is likely our normal state as a human society.

 
Episode 2
Erica Cirino

Thicker than Water

Erica Cirino is a science writer, author, and artist exploring the intersection of the human and nonhuman worlds. Her widely published photojournalistic works depict the numerous ways people connect to nature—and each other—and shape planet Earth. On this episode of the Sustainability Speaker Series, she discusses her book and the significance of conscience in promoting environmental justice.

 
Episode 1
Edward Struzik

Swamplands: Tundra Beavers, Quaking Bogs, and the Improbable World of Peat

Award winning writer and scholar, Edward Struzik, has been writing about scientific and environmental issues for more than 30 years. He joins the Sustainability Speaker Series to discuss his latest book Swamplands, which highlights both human dominance of the Earth and our long-term relationship with carbon-based fuel starting with peat.