“Natural Consequences: Intimate Essays for a Planet in Peril”
“Be Bold America!” Sunday, December 4 2022 at 5:00pm (PT)
“Natural Consequences” is a collection of 42 environmental essays. These essays variously encourage readers to get out in nature and restore our relationship to the land in order to better recognize the challenges of climate change. Collected into six sections, these personal narratives, explore the threats of fire, drought, development, and fracking.
These essays are thoughtful vignettes and are fascinating historical interpretations that clearly lay out our challenges and they offer local, regional, and global solutions to reduce the natural consequences of our actions.
Char Miller is the W.M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis and History at Pomona College. Professor Miller is a publicly, engaged, historian, widely active in efforts to address, environmental issues, and provide historical context to climate change. His author of over 15 books.
In addition to his academic work, Miller is active in the leader ship programs for the US forest service, as well as building, public awareness of environmental and climate change issues. This is led to his contributions to museum exhibitions, such as California continued at the archery museum in Los Angeles, and numerous op-eds, and commentaries in the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and San Francisco Chronicle.
Interview may also be found on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/jill-cody/episodes/Natural-Consequences-Intimate-Essays-for-a-Planet-in-Peril-e1rq79v