Monday, June 24, 7 pm
Grass Roots Books & Music, 227 SW 2nd Street
Adam Rome: "The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Generation"
In The Genius of Earth Day, the prizewinning historian Adam Rome offers a compelling account of the rise of the environmental movement. Drawing on his experience as a journalist as well as his expertise as a scholar, he explains why the first Earth Day was so powerful, bringing one of the greatest political events of the twentieth century to life.
Adam Rome teaches environmental history and environmental nonfiction at the University of Delaware. His first book, The Bulldozer in the Countryside: Suburban Sprawl and the Rise of American Environmentalism, won the Frederick Jackson Turner Award and the Lewis Mumford Prize.
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VIDEO: Kathleen Dean Moore “Red Sky at Morning: Ethics and the Oceanic Crisis.”
Kathleen Dean Moore, Spring Creek Senior Fellow, October 3, 2012 at the “Nobel Conference 48, Our Global Ocean” in Minnesota. "Red Sky at Morning: Ethics and the Oceanic Crisis" CLICK HERE. Sky at Morning: Ethics and the Oceanic Crisis.” “Red Sky at Morning: Ethics and Oceanic Crisis.”
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