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Description - Green Backlash by Andrew Rowell

This text presents a controversial expose of the rise of the anti-environmental movement in the USA and its rapid spread worldwide. Rowell reveals how extreme violence, threats and international scapegoating and polarization seek to intimidate activists into inactivity and silence over oil company operations in Nigeria, the UK anti-roads movement, Canadian and Australian forestry and European marine resource disputes, Brent Spar and other recent controversies. The tide is turning against environmentalism as the political Right, industry and governments fight back. The backlash is set to get worse as resource wars intensify. But by offering a greater understanding of the challenges and threats facing global environmentalism, this book presents the environmental movement with a chance to reevaluate and change to beat the backlash before it is too late.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415128285
ISBN-10: 0415128285
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 32mm)
Pages: 504
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Sep-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Andrew Rowell

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

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