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Environmentalism & the technologies of tomorrow

Environmentalism & the technologies of tomorrow

shaping the next industrial revolution

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Published by Island Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development,
  • Technological innovations -- Environmental aspects,
  • Environmental protection,
  • Green technology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Other titlesEnvironmentalism and the technologies of tomorrow
    Statementedited by Robert Olson & David Rejeski
    ContributionsOlson, Robert L. 1942-, Rejeski, David
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 E597 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 195 p. :
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18171345M
    ISBN 10155963765X, 1559637692
    LC Control Number2004012440

      The book takes readers through New Orleans — the flooded homes and shuttered businesses that still lay empty months and even years after . How environmentalism can reinvent itself in a postnature age: a proposal for navigating between naive naturalism and technological arrogance. Environmentalists have always worked to protect the wildness of nature but now must find a new direction. We have so tamed, colonized, and contaminated the natural world that safeguarding it from humans is no longer an option.

    Environmental history is the study of human interaction with the natural world over time, emphasising the active role nature plays in influencing human affairs and vice versa.. Environmental history emerged in the United States out of the environmental movement of the s and s, and much of its impetus still stems from present-day global environmental concerns. Environmentalism: A Global History is an addition to the popular Longman World History Series, edited by Michael Adas. Written by one of the foremost thinkers on ecological issues relating to South Africa, this new text offers a cross-cultural and global survey of environmental thinking and the movements it has spawned. In this brief text, Ramachandra Guha identifies commonalities and.

    It may be an oversimplification to say that the modern environmental movement began with Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, but it is hard to overstate that book’s to its publication in , various environmental concerns were becoming more prominent in the years following World War II. environmentalism, movement to protect the quality and continuity of life through conservation of natural resources, prevention of pollution, and control of land philosophical foundations for environmentalism in the United States were established by Thomas Jefferson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Henry David Thoreau.


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