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Green Backlash

Author : Andrew Rowell
ISBN : 9781351564991
Genre : Science
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The tide is turning against environmentalism as the political right, industry and governments fight back. Green Backlash is a controversial expose of the anti-environmental movement. Tracing the rise of the backlash from the Wise Use movement in the USA, the author reveals its rapid spread worldwide: the anti-roads movement in the UK, forestry debates in Canada and Australia, marine resource issues in Europe, South-East Asia, and controversies such as the Brent Spar. The backlash is set to get worse as the resource wars intensify. This book offers a greater understanding of the challenges and threats facing global environmentalism, concluding that the environmental movement now has a chance to re-evaluate and change for the better to beat the backlash - a chance that must not be missed.

Green Backlash

Author : Jacqueline Vaughn Switzer
ISBN : 1555876358
Genre : Political Science
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This work explores the historical, ideological, and social foundations of environmental opposition movements in the USA. Employing a theoretical framework, the book provides an investigation of the connections between corporate interests, private individuals and advocacy groups.

Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : OSU:32435067538173
Genre : Subject headings, Library of Congress
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Between God Green

Author : Katharine K. Wilkinson
ISBN : 9780199942855
Genre : Religion
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Despite three decades of scientists' warnings and environmentalists' best efforts, the political will and public engagement necessary to fuel robust action on global climate change remain in short supply. Katharine K. Wilkinson shows that, contrary to popular expectations, faith-based efforts are emerging and strengthening to address this problem. In the US, perhaps none is more significant than evangelical climate care. Drawing on extensive focus group and textual research and interviews, Between God & Green explores the phenomenon of climate care, from its historical roots and theological grounding to its visionary leaders and advocacy initiatives. Wilkinson examines the movement's reception within the broader evangelical community, from pew to pulpit. She shows that by engaging with climate change as a matter of private faith and public life, leaders of the movement challenge traditional boundaries of the evangelical agenda, partisan politics, and established alliances and hostilities. These leaders view sea-level rise as a moral calamity, lobby for legislation written on both sides of the aisle, and partner with atheist scientists. Wilkinson reveals how evangelical environmentalists are reshaping not only the landscape of American climate action, but the contours of their own religious community. Though the movement faces complex challenges, climate care leaders continue to leverage evangelicalism's size, dominance, cultural position, ethical resources, and mechanisms of communication to further their cause to bridge God and green.

Triumph And Demise

Author : Paul Kelly
ISBN : 9780522866810
Genre : Political Science
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Drawing on more than sixty on-the-record interviews with all the major players, Triumph and Demise is full of remarkable disclosures. It is the inside account of the hopes, achievements and bitter failures of the Labor Government from 2007 to 2013. Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard came together to defeat John Howard, formed a brilliant partnership and raised the hopes of the nation. Yet they fell into tension and then hostility under the pressures of politics and policy. Veteran journalist Paul Kelly probes the dynamics of the Rudd-Gillard partnership and dissects what tore them apart. He tells the full story of Julia Gillard's tragedy as our first female prime minister—her character, Rudd's destabilisation, the carbon tax saga and how Gillard was finally pulled down on the eve of the 2013 election. Kelly documents the most misunderstood event in these years—the rise of Tony Abbott and the reason for his success. It was Abbott's performance that denied Rudd and Gillard the chance to recover. Labor misjudged Abbott and paid the price. Kelly writes with a keen eye and fearless determination. His central theme is that Australian politics has entered a crisis of the system that, unless corrected, will diminish the lives of all Australians.

Global Backlash

Author : Robin Broad
ISBN : 0742510344
Genre : Business & Economics
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This work aims to move beyond the monolithic portrayal of the globalization protests that have escalated since Seattle and are not likely to abate soon. With analysis and primary documents from a variety of popular and uncommon sources, Robin Broad explores proposals and initiatives coming from the backlash to answer the question, But what do they want? A range of propositions and a debate among segments of the backlash emerge.

Marxism And Environmental Crises

Author : David Layfield
ISBN : 0955605563
Genre : Nature
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Layfield argues that Marxism offers a useful means to understand environmental crises. He maintains that capitalism produces the problem and explains why the effects of environmental crises fall most heavily upon those in the worst social and economic positions.

Green Enough

Author : Leah Segedie
ISBN : 9781623367619
Genre : Self-Help
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A real, no-holds-barred take on making smart, healthy choices for you and your family. In Green Enough, Mamavation blogger Leah Segedie uncovers the truth behind the food and household products that are misleadingly labeled "all-natural" and healthy but are actually filled with chemicals and toxins. From furniture to packaged food, Leah guides you through detoxifying your home, diet, and lifestyle, showing you how to make the best choices possible. She exposes the brands and products that contain toxic and hormone-disrupting ingredients and gives guidelines on choosing safer products and organic produce that are free from toxic and persistent pesticides. She instructs you on making the move to meat, dairy, and eggs that are free of antibiotics, GMOs, growth hormones, and dangerous pathogens. She explains at what phases of childhood children are the most vulnerable and need more protection. And she includes delicious and kid-approved recipes to help you detoxify your cooking routine. It’s not about being perfect or 100% clean—none of us are—it’s about being green enough.

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ISBN : NWU:35558003729932
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Independent Politics

Author : Howard Hawkins
ISBN : 1931859302
Genre : History
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Ralph Nader, Peter Camejo, David Cobb, Sharon Smith, Norman Solomon and other Green Party members and allies ask: can we break the two-party stranglehold on US politics? and debate strategy for how to build a challenge to the Republicans and an increasingly corporate Democratic Party. 'A valuable contribution to our thinking about that controversial and difficult subject - the role of an opposition third party.' - Howard Zinn

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