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Wind Wise Radio – Wind is Renewable, Turbines are Not

July 14, 2012

WWR interviews  Ozzie Zehner on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 7:00 pm. Zehner wrote Green Illusions: The Dirty Secrets of Clean Energy and the Future of Environmentalism (Our Sustainable Future).

Wind Wise Radio will be giving away two free copies of Green Illusions — signed by Ozzie — during the show.

Ozzie Zehner is a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley. He primarily researches the social, political and economic conditions influencing energy policy priorities and project outcomes. His work also incorporates symbolic roles that energy technologies play within political and environmental movements. His other research interests include consumerism, urban policy, environmental governance, international human rights, and forgeries. Zehner attended Kettering University (BS -Engineering) and The University of Amsterdam (MS/Drs – Science and Technology Studies). His research was awarded with honors at both institutions. He lives in Washington, DC and San Francisco.

His recent publications include public science pieces in Christian Science Monitor, The American Scholar, The HumanistThe FuturistWomen’s Studies Quarterly  and The Economist as well as educational resources in Green Technology (Sage, 2011) and Green Culture (Sage, 2011). Zehner’s research and projects over the previous two decades have been covered by CNN, MSNBC, USA Today, Science News Radio, The Washington PostBusiness Week and numerous other media outlets. He also serves on the editorial board of Critical Environmentalism.

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