Wednesday on Lake Effect: Political Authority, Earth Day 50th Anniversary, Electric Bacteria

Apr 22, 2020

Wednesday on Lake Effect

We look at the political realities of authority during this pandemic. Then, we mark Earth Day with a look at how the movement has been embraced over the last 50 years. Plus, how skepticism over the discovery of electric bacteria led to innovation.


  • Philip Rocco, assistant professor of political science at Marquette University
  • Tia Nelson, managing director of climate at the Outrider Foundation; Congressman Bob Inglis of South Carolina
  • Dr. Ken Nealson, professor of earth and biological sciences at USC