The Environment

Douglas Brinkley on Silent Spring Revolution

August 8, 2023  • Aspen Community Programs

Featuring Douglas BrinkleyNew York Times bestselling author and the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Chair in Humanities and Professor of History at Rice University in conversation with Denali Barron, senior educator at the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES). Brinkley discusses the rise of environmental activism during the Long Sixties (1960-1973) and the key figures that sparked an environmental revolution. What can we learn from these activists in our own crusade against climate change and resource exhaustion? Can we find hope in their stories?