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Green Backlash

Global Subversion of the Environment Movement, 1st Edition

By Andrew Rowell

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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 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.

About the Author

Andrew Rowell is a Freelance Environmental Consultant who has researched and written extensively about contemporary environmental issues with Greenpeace and other organisations.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography