Monthly Archives: February 2014

Can Capitalism Really Save the Planet? A Conversation with Todd Wilkinson

Journalist and author Todd Wilkinson discusses his recent book, Last Stand: Ted Turner’s Quest to Save a Troubled Planet, which offers a diligently detailed, keenly interpreted, and jaw-dropping portrait of a smart, prescient, independent man hard-driven by sorrow and passionately committed to doing lasting good in the world on as large a scale as possible.

Mastering the Grain Markets: a Conversation with Elaine Kub

Elaine Kub, commodity analyst and author of Mastering the Grain Markets, visit with Erin Schnettler, Yale F&ES ’14, about how major grain commodities are produced, traded, and sold in the United States — and what might be done to make the system more sustainable.