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55. Columbus, Colonialism and Climate Change with Charles C. Mann

• 91 min

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.📜Full 📹 Watch on Youtube 👤 Connect with Charles:Twitter: @charlescmann Books: 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus | 1493: How Europe's Discovery of the Americas Revolutionized Trade, Ecology and Life on Earth | The Wizard and the Prophet: Science and the Future of Our Planet | 🗣 Mentioned in the show:Alfred Crosby | The Columbian Exchange | Festival of Moors and Christians of Alcoy | Russell Thornton | Morgan Hausel | The Psychology of Money | Karl Marx | Swahili culture | Sasha and the Zamani | for everything Yaqui | Fernand Braudel | Daniel Defoe | Boxer Rebellion | Taiping Rebellion | Norman Borlaug | Green Revolution | Stem rust | William Vogt | Paul Ehrlich | Road to Survival | Ebenezer Howard | Richard Doll | Cochrane | American Chestnut Foundation | The Gros Michel Banana | Panama disease | RuBisCO | International Rice Research Institute | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 👨🏾‍💻 About David Elikwu: David Elikwu FRSA is a serial entrepreneur, strategist, and writer. David is the founder of The Knowledge, a platform helping people think deeper and work smarter. 🐣 Twitter: @Delikwu / @itstheknowledge 🌐 Website: 📽️ Youtube: 📸 Instagram: 🕺 TikTok: 🎙️ Podcast: 📖 EBook: My Online Course 🖥️ Career Hyperdrive: Career Hyperdrive is a live, cohort-based course that helps people find their competitive advantage, gain clarity around their goals and build a future-proof set of mental frameworks so they can live an extraordinary life doing work they love. The Knowledge 📩 Newsletter: The Knowledge is a weekly newsletter for people who want to get more out of life. It's full of insights from psychology, philosophy, productivity, and business, all designed to help you think deeper and work smarter

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