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Lynton Keith Caldwell : an Environmental Visionary and the National Environmental Policy Act.

Author: Wendy Read Wertz
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of a visionary leader, Lynton Keith Caldwell, who in the early 1960s introduced the study of the environment and environmental policy at a time when such areas of expertise did not exist. For the next three decades, Caldwell played a leading role in establishing ethics-based environmental policy and administration as major areas of inquiry in the United States and around the world. Through his  Read more...
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Wertz, Wendy Read.
Lynton Keith Caldwell : An Environmental Visionary and the National Environmental Policy Act.
Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, ©2014
Named Person: Lynton K Caldwell; Lynton K Caldwell
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Read Wertz
ISBN: 9780253010377 0253010373
OCLC Number: 870951084
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (534 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Author's Note; Acknowledgments; PROLOGUE: Choosing an Environmental Path; 1 A Century of History and Heritage: The Roots of an Environmental Focus; 2 Marriage, War, Children, and Career; 3 Choosing a Different Path; 4 A New Focus on Education: Ecology and the Environment Become Political Issues, 1965-1968; 5 "Those Were Exciting Years": Toward a National Policy for the Environment; 6 The National Environmental Policy Act and the Start of the "Environmental Decade"; 7 Early Challenges to NEPA: Trying for National Land-Use Policy; 8 NEPA, a New School, and New Directions. 9 Increasing International Focus: The "Visiting Professor"10 Conservation versus Consumption: A Division in Social Philosophy; 11 The Years of Going Backward; 12 Retirement: A New Focus on Global Environmental Issues; 13 Strengthening NEPA through a Constitutional Amendment; 14 The Grand Old Man of Environmental Policy; 15 The Final Years; EPILOGUE: Leaving a Legacy; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.

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*Based on interviews the author conducted with Caldwell and on unrestricted access to his memorabilia, photos, and records.  Read more...

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Wertz has given a signal service in providing the field with a resource through which we can learn about this remarkable scholar. Her coverage of the NEPA, often regarded as the 'Magna Carta' of U.S. Read more...

 
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