Episode 36: Burn Brightly

In this episode of Further Reflections Mark welcomes author, speaker, environmentalist and former city councillor in Ottawa David Chernushenko to discuss his book Burning Souls. David describes this story of four friends over several decades as a climate breakdown thriller with the book getting apocalyptic towards the end. David discusses in the interview, among other things, the Laudato Si, the Fukushima disaster, the turn-around generation and his potential vision for the future. Visit http://davidc.ca/ to learn more. In the second half of the podcast Mark looks at some of the films of Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda. Examined are the movies Maborosi (1996), Still Walking (2008) and Shoplifters (2018). In the Final Five minutes Mark talks about the book Galileo’s Dream by Kim Stanley Robinson.