Interviewing Dr. George Wald, Professor of Biology at Harvard University, who often spoke on the social aspects of science, human ecology, and the environment.
Bob and Joan Ericksen, both educators, artists, and environmental ecologists, discuss the literary work of Peter Weiss' "I Come Out of My Hiding Place" and environmental ecology. Excerpt of Peter Weiss reading from "I Come Out of My Hiding Place." The book speaks of why he writes and why he pursues his art (unknown source). The interview ends with a reading by Studs of an excerpt fro, Gustav Meyrink's "The Green Face."
Biologist and author Barry Commoner discusses his book "The Poverty of Power: Energy and the Economic Crisis."
Scientist and educator Dr. Barry Commoner discusses his book "The Politics of Energy." Main topics include nuclear energy, solar energy, renewable energy and the future of energy.
According to Barry Commoner's book, "Making Peace with the Planet," we, as the human species, are in and are witnessing a war between the ecosphere and the technosphere. Commoner explains that today's cars emit a lot of smog into the big cities. Trucks move consumer goods from place to place, using four times more fuel than trains. Everyone should ask themselves what is their interest in the quality of the environment and that of nature.