A founder of the Whole Earth Catalog, Stewart Brand, says the environmental movement will soon reverse its opinions
on population growth, urbanization, genetically engineered organisms and nuclear power. Other advocacy for nuclear power is coming fast
. Meanwhile others aren't questioning contemporary environmentalism's core principles, but they are questioning the movement's effectiveness
, while established leaders fire back
. Is it time to reevaluate environmentalism's core beliefs, or the movement's techniques?
posted by twsf
on Apr 27, 2005 -
Shades of Gray.
"Environmental groups sent out a worldwide call to save the gray whale from a Mexican salt plant. They got millions of dollars and thousands of new members. But scientists found no threat to the whales." From part six of a series that explores the ecology of the gray whale, as well as the many different ways it touches various cultures, and some of the moral dilemnas that have emerged as a result.
posted by bingo
on Mar 4, 2002 -