YALE CLIMATE CONNECTIONS (2015-present)

Yale Climate Connections is a nationally syndicated radio program run by the Yale Center for Environmental Communication. The show is broadcast once a day, five days a week, to over 240 radio stations nationwide. The series aims to connect the dots between "climate change and energy, extreme weather, public health, food and water, jobs and the economy, national security, the creative arts, and religious and moral values, among other themes." More info at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org. 

Peter regularly writes scripts for YCC. See below for samples of his work.

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SPIRITUALISTS IN THE DESERT (2015)

"It would be nice to celebrate that which seems darkest or most meaningless and therefore least worthy of our celebration." 

In the deserts of central Arizona, there is a small peach-colored house hidden behind a line of pine trees. It is called Heaven on Earth. This is the story of it's owner, Ms. Happy Oasis (her real name—I checked), and my attempt to reckon with the significance of that small peach-colored house and Ms. Oasis's brand of all-encompassing optimism. 

Read the full essay here.  


WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF THE LIVING (2015)

"Sometimes I think that pornography was and is just a harmless pastime. But often I think of that first night with Kevin, and I'm convinced that porn — like cell phones and Facebook and television and every other staple of the Digital Age — has ruined my chances of truly connecting with another living person."

How does technology change the way we interact with the people we love? In this personal essay, I explore the way in which the internet — in particular, internet pornography — can affect our relationships by making love and sex even more confusing than it already is.

Read the full article here