Jason Mark

Editor, Sierra Magazine; Author, Satellites in the High Country: Searching for the Wild in the Age of Man

Jason Mark is a writer/farmer with a deep background in environmental politics. He is currently the editor of Sierra Magazine. Previously he was the Editor for Earth Island Journal. There, Mark combined investigative journalism and thought-provoking essays that made the subtle but profound connections between the environment and other contemporary issues. In addition, his writings have appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, The Nation, and The Progressive.

Mark is the author of Satellites in the High Country, co-author of Building the Green Economy: Success Stories from the Grassroots, and also co-author of Insurrection: Citizen Challenges to Corporate Power.

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Podcast Guest Appearances

C1 Revue: Climate Control

When talking about the natural world, we often refer to the beauty that we see around us. But what do we smell, touch, taste – and most importantly hear? Today we’ll take a look at what nature sounds like. We’ll also explore the role of imagination in finding solutions to environmental threats – from fantasy films to engineering the sky to control the Earth’s climate.

California’s Story: How Did It Get Here?

California has long been on the frontlines of environmental protection. These days, however, the state is also on the frontlines of a destabilized climate, careening between record drought and extreme rainfall, while its largest electric utility shuts off power to more than a million residents to avoid more damage from climate-amplified megafires.