Good science storytelling can’t be at the expense of accuracy. But the science can be a powerful enough story on its own, if we can learn to tell it well.
Salero is a window into the momentous forces that shape and reshape the economy and the earth, and of people swept up in those changes, willingly or not.
What an ocean dead zone near New Orleans has to do with farmland in the Midwest, and with the economics of pollution.
The visible and invisible chemical landscapes of Houston, and the potential they hold for local and wide-spread catastrophe, played a major role in my decision to pursue grad school in environmental management.