In this conversation with author Judith Schwartz and scientist Walter Jehne, we discuss the importance of the shift from seeing the Earth as a resource base to seeing ourselves as enmeshed in a web of life that both manages and depends on natural processes. In particular, we focus on how this perspective shift affects how we understand and are empowered to address anthropogenic climate change.
And here’s his paper on the cooling potential of regeneration that I read from in the episode: Restoring Water Cycles to Naturally Cool Climates and Reverse Global Warming
The banjo bird jam in the intro and outro was recorded in the woods by nature artist Michael DiGiorgio. If you’d like to order a CD of this album he says to email him at the contact on his website, mdigiorgio.com, where you can also find his exquisite nature art.