Speaker - Lisa Margonelli

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Lisa Margonelli writes about the global culture and economy of energy. The results of her research on the effects of industry and policy on the lives of individuals have been published in Wired, Discover, Salon, Business 2.0, Health, Jane, the San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Magazine and California Monthly, among other publications. Her column, Money Tales, which combined economics and oral history in the San Francisco Chronicle online, won an Excellence in Journalism award from the Northern California Society of Professional Journalists in 2003. In 1999-2000, she was awarded a Sundance Fellowship to write about the effect of globalization on the stories told by Eastern European filmmakers. She has written for Slate, CNN, NPR, The Boston Globe, and The Wall Street Journal. She is a graduate of Yale University. As a California-based Fellow at the New America Foundation, Ms. Margonelli’s work will include an examination of the promise and possibility of the post-oil world and California’s unique opportunity to benefit from new technologies and policies. She is the author of a book about the oil supply chain, Oil on the Brain: Travels in the World of Petroleum, published by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday.

2 Programs

Oil: Adventures from the Pump to the Pipeline

02.12.07 | 01:02:31 min | 0 comments

Ten Big Ideas for a New America

01.31.07 | 02:19:56 min | 1 comment