Author Edward Humes on the Rise of the Eco Barons (Part One)

In the latest book from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward Humes we meet an eccentric cast of "eco barons," the moniker Humes has given to the new breed of maverick pro-planet crusaders. The troupe includes unsung and under-the-radar eco barons such as the founder of Esprit, a California pool cleaner turned climate czar, the father of the plug-in hybrid car, and even Ted Turner.

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