We’ve been "saving the planet" for decades!…And environmental crises just get worse. All this hybrid driving and LEED building and carbon trading seems to accomplish little to nothing—and low-income communities continue to suffer the worst consequences.
Why aren’t we cleaning up the toxic messes and rolling back climate change? And why do so many Americans hate environmentalists?
Jenny Price says Enough already! with this short, fun, fierce manifesto for an environmentalism that is hugely more effective, a whole lot fairer, and infinitely less righteous. She challenges you, corporate sustainability officers, and the EPA to think and act completely anew—and to start right now—to ensure a truly habitable future.
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|Publisher:||Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.30(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)|
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Table of Contents
Stop Saving the Planet! 9
1st Reason Environment Is in Here 13
2nd Reason Everyone Hates Environmentalists 23
3rd Reason I Can't Solve the Middle East Crisis by Myself 31
4th Reason Are You Really Trying to Save Energy by Using More Energy More Efficiently? 41
5th Reason Greenwashing Works 49
6th Reason Everyone Hates Environmentalists (Add It Up) 55
7th Reason Can You See Any People on the Blue Marble? (Just Add Whole Planetude) 63
8th Reason Greenwashing Works, Redux 69
9th Reason You Wouldn't Create Public Markets to Trade in Cancers, Birth Defects, and Deaths 75
10th Reason Everyone Hates Environmentalists (Now Add Whole Planetude) 85
11th Reason You Can't Tackle How We Are All in This Together Unless You Tackle How We Are Not All in This Together 89
39 Ways to Stop Saving the Planet A Stout but Unexhaustive List of Things That You Can Personally Do 95