Can Capitalism Really Save the Planet? Environmental journalist Todd Wilkinson discusses his new book on the life and environmental legacy of Ted Turner

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 5:30pm
Speaker Information: 
Todd Wilkinson

Todd Wilkinson is an environmental journalist and author of the critically-acclaimed book, Science Under Siege: The Politicians’ War On Nature and Truth.  He’ll be discussing his recent book, Last Stand: Ted Turner’s Quest to Save a Troubled Planet, which offers a “diligently detailed, keenly interpreted, and jaw-dropping portrait of a smart, prescient, independent man hard-driven by sorrow and passionately committed to doing lasting good in the world on as large a scale as possible.” His talk begins at 5:30 PM in Kroon Hall’s Burke Auditorium (195 Prospect Street); it is free and open to the public.

The talk, co-sponsored by YCELP and YCEI, is part of the Climate and Energy Bookshelf speaker series featuring new publications by renowned environmental policy thinkers including Brian Keane, Mary Wood, and Tom Kizzia.

Kroon Hall; Burke Auditorium See map
195 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511