Getting to Green: Saving Nature: A Bipartisan Solution

Getting to Green: Saving Nature: A Bipartisan Solution

by Frederic C. Rich


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393292473
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 04/18/2016
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 1,297,625
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Frederic C. Rich, an eminent international corporate lawyer and environmental leader, is the author of the dystopian political novel Christian Nation. He lives in Manhattan and the Hudson Valley of New York.

Table of Contents

Prologue 11

1 The Green Agenda in a Hyperpartisan America 23

2 It Wasn't Always This Way: A Brief History of Conservation and the Right 32

3 What Went Wrong The Great Estrangement 45

4 The Ultimate Wedge Issue Climate Change 63

5 Market Fundamentalism: The Antienvironmental Orthodoxy of the Right 73

6 Uneasy About Growth: The Anticapitalist Tendency in Environmentalism 84

7 The Green Movement at Fifty 100

8 Getting to Green, Step One: Reconnecting Conservatives with Conservation 124

9 Is Conservative Environmentalists Really Possible? 143

10 Getting to Green, Step Two: A Philosophy That Puts People First 161

11 Getting to Green, Step Three: Reforming the Green Movement 190

12 A Model for Center Green: The Land Trust Movement in America 212

13 Center Green 230

14 Center Green on Climate Change 250

15 Center Green on the Headline Issues Hydro-fracturing and Keystone 268

16 Getting to Green What You Can Do 279

Acknowledgments 287

Notes 289

Index 333

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