James Gustav Speth on five decades of US government knowledge of climate change and promotion of the fossil fuel industry, a legal challenge to power from children growing up in the shadow of catastrophe, and his book They Knew: The US Federal Government's Fifty-Year Role in Causing the Climate Crisis from MIT Press.
Gary is author of the new book Katrina: After the Flood from Simon & Schuster.
Kevan just returned from South Africa and will be in-studio tomorrow.
Rael is co-author of the study Why wealthier people think people are wealthier, and why it matters.
Michael will be in-studio with a couple beer choices and the chance to support a local public school by getting day drunk.
Here's what Chuck is reading this week to prepare for Saturday's show:
Gary Rivlin - Katrina: After the Flood
Kevan Harris - The Spectre of Global China by Ching Kwan Lee
Alyssa Katz - The Influence Machine
Chuck is on vacation in Michigan's poorest county and we're trying to switch podcast URLs. See you soon!