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Paul Sabin, Assistant Professor of History

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Episode: May 20, 2009

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An assistant professor of environmental history, Professor Sabin’s research and teaching focus on United States environmental history, energy politics, and political and economic history, including natural resource development in the American West and overseas. His book, Crude Politics, examines how politics and law shaped a growing dependence on petroleum in California and the nation.  Professor Sabin talks about how history can prepare us for the climate crisis and energy transition.

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