Gaia's wager : environmental movements and the challenge of sustainability (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Gaia's wager : environmental movements and the challenge of sustainability

Author: Gary C Bryner
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2001.
Series: People, passions, and power.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Can environmentalism evolve into a powerful social movement that transforms human practices in ways that are ecologically sustainable? This work contends that it is in our self-interest as a species  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bryner, Gary C., 1951-
Gaia's wager.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2001
(OCoLC)606437946
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary C Bryner
ISBN: 0847694887 9780847694884 0847694895 9780847694891
OCLC Number: 44676030
Description: xxiv, 255 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Assessing environmental politics --
Environmentalism in the United States --
Environmentalism: a comparative perspective --
The global environmental movement --
Climate change: a case study of environmental politics --
Environmental politics, sustainability, and self-interest.
Series Title: People, passions, and power.
Responsibility: Gary C. Bryner.

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Gaia's wager is a gamble that we cannot, in the long run, win, but cannot afford to lose. It is a wager with nature that human ingenuity can overcome or evade the limits to the way the world works. Read more...

 
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