Amy Westervelt

Amy Westervelt is an award-winning print and audio journalist and author, and a podcaster, who has done amazing reporting and storytelling on the climate crisis, the fossil fuel industry, and the energy transition. She is the founder of the Critical Frequency Podcast Network and has executive produced more than a dozen podcasts including her own show, “Drilled”.

Crazy Town Bonus episode

Patriarchy and the Cultural Roots of the Climate Crisis with Amy Westervelt (Bonus episode of Crazy Town)

Investigative journalist and podcaster Amy Westervelt talks with Asher about the cultural roots of the climate crisis.

March 24, 2022

In The Rush Toward A Cashless Society, The Poorest Are At Risk Of Further Exclusion

An estimated 7 percent of American households don’t have access to bank accounts, according to the most recent survey from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. And a government study at the end of last year found that the U.S. homeless population had risen for the first time since 2010. Given rising inequality, what happens to those on the margins of the economy when cash is no longer king?

April 4, 2018