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Green Backlash: Global Subversion of the Environmental Movement

By: Andrew Rowell

476 pages, B/w plates

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Paperback | Dec 1996 | #52522 | ISBN: 0415128285
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #52523 | ISBN: 0415128277
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About this book

Controversial expose of the anti-environmental movement. Tracing the rise of the backlash from the Wise Use movement in the USA, Rowell (an Environmental Consultant to Greenpeace) reveals its rapid spread worldwide, focussing on recent debacles such as the anti-roads movement in the UK, Brent Spar and marine resource issues in Europe and South-East Asia. |
` What a fabulous book! Tens of thousands of active environmentally concerned people will in their hearts thank the author for having pinned down organisations and people who are opposing their endeavours. This is a source book we sorely need to strengthen the anti-backlash campaigns and reveal the global character of the anti-Green movement.' Arne Naess


Contents

Introduction 1. Roll-back the Milleniumn - America leads the way 2. Culture Wars and Conspiracy Tales 3. The Death of Democracy 4. Get on the Global Green 5. The Paradigm Shift 6. The Price of Silence 7. To Cut or Not to Clear-Cut: A Question of Trees, Truth and Treason? 8. The Fight for the Forests of Central and Latin America 9. Dirty Tricks Down-Under 10. Asia and the Pacific: Where Dissent Can Mean Detention and Death 11. 'A Shell-Shocked Land' 12. The Road to Freedom? 13. A Fishy Tail to Finish. Conclusion: Beating the Backlash.

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