“Humankind is challenged, as it has never been challenged before, to prove its maturity and its mastery — not over nature, but of itself.”
— Rachel Carson 1962
“If we’re to make progress, whatever that word means, or even to persist as a form of life, we’re going to need to radically overhaul our basic conception of who and what we are, and what it is that we value.”
— Sheldon Solomon, Social Psychologist
“What I’m hearing is that, if I haven’t come to grips with my own anxiety about death and life, and presented with a reminder of that, I’m highly likely to make some tragic decisions for the community.”
— Jeff Gibbs
Political scientist and environmental policy expert Leah Stokes joins us to discuss the many things the new film Planet of the Humans gets wrong about renewable energy, environmentalists and the fight for climate action.