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Green Backlash: Global Subversion of the Environment Movement Andrew Rowell

Green Backlash: Global Subversion of the Environment Movement

Andrew Rowell

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ISBN : 9780415128278
Hardcover
504 pages
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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 theMoreThe 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.