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Green is good : an insider's story of the battle for a green Australia

Author: Jeff Angel; Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Publisher: Ultimo, N.S.W. : ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corp., 2008.
Series: Environment collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 'Green is Good' he exposes the real face of environmental change: the twin pressures of politics and industry groups; the ongoing tensions between fundamentalism and pragmatism in the environment movement; and the ineffectiveness of environmental laws and government agencies. He takes us inside some of the most pivotal meetings in Australian political history, and predicts what will happen next in the fight to  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Angel; Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
ISBN: 0733323502 9780733323508
OCLC Number: 277775506
Description: ix, 310 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Are we becoming greener? --
2. Changing culture --
3. The big green idea --
4. Stopping waste --
5. Recharging electricity --
6. Looking after the land --
7. Sustainable city --
8. Greening capitalism --
9. Transition.
Series Title: Environment collection.
Responsibility: Jeff Angel.
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"In 'Green is Good' he exposes the real face of environmental change: the twin pressures of politics and industry groups; the ongoing tensions between fundamentalism and pragmatism in the environment movement; and the ineffectiveness of environmental laws and government agencies. He takes us inside some of the most pivotal meetings in Australian political history, and predicts what will happen next in the fight to save the environment."--Provided by publisher.

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