Filled with scores of charts and graphs, backed by some 2,900 endnotes and 70 pages of references, The Skeptical Environmentalist
looks at a host of global environmental issues, including population growth, pollution, deforestation, and climate change.
DDT was banned on the basis of disinformation, not evidence -- disinformation created by a handful of environmentalists
who used the issue to build a multi-million-dollar environmentalist
Lomborg and his students discovered that Simon was essentially right, and that the most famous environmental alarmists (Stanford biologist Paul Ehrlich, Worldwatch Institute founder Lester Brown, former Vice President A1 Gore, Silent Spring author Rachel Carson) and the leading environmentalist
lobbying groups (Greenpeace, the World Wildlife Fund, Friends of the Earth) were wrong.
Inhofe who is considered even less friendly by environmentalists
ATLANTA, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southeastern Legal Foundation has announced a favorable settlement in its defense of a retired Tennessee schoolteacher sued by environmentalists
over her attempts to maintain drainage on her family farm.
have long said that development has been encroaching on habitats, which has impacted populations of birds and other animals.
But in a novel twist, environmentalists
have also asserted that Clear Skies is actually weaker than the existing Clean Air Act--and would thus allow millions of tons of added pollution and inflict tens of thousands of needless deaths during the next decade.
agree that the plan's Amazon components will generate more economic growth.
Although inspection of the individual reports is the only real way to distinguish them from greenwashing--and many environmentalist
groups do scrutinize them--businesses contend that such reports describe real, robust programs.
Since Chico Mendes' murder, environmentalists
and human-rights workers all over the world have staked out common ground much more readily; they are finally beginning to blend their movements.
Instead of geothermal energy, the environmentalists
say that Hawaii should look to conservation and other forms of renewable energy to meet its growing needs.
Sunita Narain decried the "pernicious introduction of the flush toilet" during a recent PBS/BBC television debate hosted by Bill Moyers.