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The Climate Pod

Apr 29, 2022

In his new book, Paradise Falls, New York Times bestselling author Keith O'Brien details the true story of a working-class neighborhood in western New York that is suddenly confronted with a wide-spread environmental crisis in the late 1970s. O'Brien joins the show to discuss how he researched his book, why he wanted to revisit this story that made national headlines for years, how the tragedy that unfolded almost 50 years ago is still incredibly relevant today, and what we can learn from the ordinary people in western New York that took on the responsibility to become environmental heroes to fight for justice in their community.  

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