Episode 1: Apocalypse Never
Available On Demand
Duration: 30 min
Program Description: The Pen & The Planet is a monthly program with authors who have written books on environmental issues and solutions for our planet. Host Mitzi Perdue interviews leading authors discussing environmental books, their inspirations and passion for generating awareness for the challenging issues we face for our future. Featured titles will cover the spectrum of critical environmental topics including climate change, sustainability, water, ocean, conservation, population, nature and more.
Episode Description: Climate change is real but it’s not the end of the world. It is not even our most serious environmental problem. Michael Shellenberger has been fighting for a greener planet for decades. In his recent book, “Apocalypse Never, Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All” Shellenberger, speaks with host Mitzi Perdue, in this exclusive behind the cover interview. Michael Shellenberger helped save the world’s last unprotected redwoods and co-created the predecessor to today’s Green New Deal. Founder and President of Environmental Progress, He has been called an….. “environmental guru” while leading a successful effort by climate scientists and activists to keep nuclear plants operating, preventing a spike of emissions. What’s really behind the rise of apocalyptic environmentalism? Tune in to find out.
Mary “Mitzi” Perdue | Author & Speaker
Michael Shellenberger | Author & Environmental Advocate