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Confessions of a Greenpeace dropout : the making of a sensible environmentalist

Author: Patrick Albert Moore
Publisher: Vancouver : Beatty Street Pub., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout: The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist is Dr. Patrick Moore's engaging firsthand account of his many years spent as the ultimate Greenpeace insider, a co-founder and leader in the organization's top committee. Moore explains why, 15 years after co-founding it, he left Greenpeace to establish a more sensible, science-based approach to environmentalism. From energy independence  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Patrick Albert Moore; Patrick Albert Moore; Patrick Albert Moore
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Albert Moore
ISBN: 9780986480829 0986480827
OCLC Number: 671530743
Description: 387 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: First principles --
Our present perdicament --
Beginnings --
No nukes now! --
Saving the whales --
Baby seals and movie stars --
Taking the reins --
Growing pains --
Greenpeace goes global --
Consensus and sustainable development discovered --
Jailed whales, curtains of death, raising fist, and sinking Rainbows --
Greenpeaces sails off the deep end --
Round tables and square pegs --
Trees are the answer --
Energy to power our world --
Food, nutrition, and genetic science --
Biodiversity, endangered species, and extinction --
Chemicals are us --
Population is us --Climate of fear --
Charting a sensible course to a sustainable future.
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"Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout: The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist is Dr. Patrick Moore's engaging firsthand account of his many years spent as the ultimate Greenpeace insider, a co-founder and leader in the organization's top committee. Moore explains why, 15 years after co-founding it, he left Greenpeace to establish a more sensible, science-based approach to environmentalism. From energy independence to climate change, genetic engineering to aquaculture, Moore sheds new light on some of the most controversial subjects in the news today."--Amazon.

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