In the inaugural episode of this Harvard GSD podcast we hear from people working in and around the school about the existential threat posed by climate change. Discover the surprising potential of irrigating agricultural land with sewage, and hear alternating perspectives on critical next steps: the imperative of food sovereignty, the need for self-sufficient cities, and “restoration ecology” schemes that begin right on Harvard’s doorstep.
Featuring: Seth Denizen, Martha Schwartz, Adriana David, David Moreno Mateos, Montserrat Bonvehi Rosich
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DISCLAIMER: This episode was recorded in April, 2021. The guests’ titles and their affiliation to the school were accurate at the time of recording.
- 4:17 Martha Schwartz Partners
- 5:35 DMM Research
- 6:37 Re-Wilding Harvard
- 7:30 Climate by Design
- 12:20 Thinking through Soil
- 17:16 New Visions for Wastewater Equity in The Mezquital Valley
- 17:16 The Desert We Eat
- 20:24 The Architecture of Food Sovereignty
- 21:25 Counter-Meal
The show is produced by Maggie Janik and hosted by Harriet Fitch Little. For inquiries or to be featured on an upcoming episode, email [email protected].