Monthly Archives: May 2015

Toward a New Pyschology of Climate Action: A Conversation with Per Espen Stoknes



Dr. Per Espen Stoknes discusses the misunderstood science of climate psychology and overcoming psychological barriers so we can act meaningfully together to build bottom-up support for climate policy. His new book is What We Think About When We Try Not to Think About Global Warming: Toward a New Psychology of Climate Action. Dr. Stoknes is a psychologist and economist who teaches at the Norwegian Business School in Oslo.


The Forest Unseen: Interview with writer and biologist David Haskell



Biologist and writer David Haskell discusses the stunning perceptual differences between moth tongues and fungal hyphae, why human productions like golf balls are “not stains imposed on nature,” and other thoughts from his 2013 Pulitzer Prize Finalist book, The Forest Unseen.