WPKN Archives: Jim Motavalli

Host profile: Jim Motavalli

Jim Motavalli writes on environmental topics for The New York Times, Bnet.com (CBS), Mother Nature Network and TheDailyGreen.com (Hearst). He is author or editor of six books, including Forward Drive: The Race to Build Clean Cars for the Future, Feeling the Heat: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Climate Change, and Naked in the Woods: Joseph Knowles and the Legacy of Frontier Fakery. He is also a senior writer for E/The Environmental Magazine and a contributor to the Environmental Defense Fund publications.


Motavalli is a two-time winner of the Global Media Award from the Population Institute, and hosts a radio program on WPKN-FM in Connecticut, with frequent live music. He lectures widely on climate, transportation and population issues.


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  1. Jim Motavalli

    Jim Motavalli

    July 9, 2024, 8:30PM

  2. Jim Motavalli

    JIm Motavalli

    June 25, 2024, 10:00PM

  3. Jim Motavalli

    Jim Motavalli

    May 28, 2024, 8:30PM

  4. Jim Motavalli

    Jim Motavalli

    May 14, 2024, 8:30PM