This is a clip from David Elikwu’s conversation with Charles C. Mann on 📙The Knowledge Podcast 🎙️
David speaks with Charles C. Mann, an acclaimed science writer and author of the bestselling books 1491, 1493, and The Wizard and the Prophet.
They talked about:
– How Christopher Columbus’ inadvertently wiped out up to 90% of the Native American population.
– How the humble potato led to European colonialism.
– The contrasting ideals of technology and environmentalism.
– The complex relationship between climate change, population growth, and natural energy.
– How to solve climate change and our energy crisis.
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👤 Connect with Charles:
Books: 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus | https://amzn.to/3mI7Ti6
1493: How Europe’s Discovery of the Americas Revolutionized Trade, Ecology and Life on Earth | https://amzn.to/3mN9Aur
The Wizard and the Prophet: Science and the Future of Our Planet | https://amzn.to/3KOuvFL
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