Natalia interviews Dr. Samantha Montano, disasterologist and professor at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy about her newest book DISASTEROLOGY: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis. They discuss why emergency management, something traditionally seen as “wonky” is actually hella feminist, how to battle fatigue when hearing the news, why flood plain maps are important and we ask the question, is there such a thing as a natural disaster?
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Disaster-ology Newsletter by Dr. Samantha Montano (includes a book recommendation every month!)
How to Help After a Disaster article by Dr. Samantha Montano
Katrina: A History, 1915-2015 by Andy Horowitz
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein
The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein
Disposable City: Miami’s Future on the Shores of Climate Catastrophe by Mario Alejandro Ariza
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This episode was edited and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.
Original music by @iam.onyxrose