by Lauri S. Friedman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737764956
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 12/01/2011
Series: Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 5

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 Is Environmentalism Necessary?

1 Environmentalism Is Necessary Andrew Simms 11

2 Environmentalism Is Not Necessary Meredith Turney 19

3 Threats to the Environment Are Real Ruedigar Matthes 25

4 Environmentalists Exaggerate Threats to the Environment Bjørn Lomborg 31

5 All Americans Should Consider Themselves Environmentalists Edward L. Glaeser 37

Chapter 2 Is Environmentalism Good for Society?

1 Environmentalism Is Good for the Economy Van Jones 43

2 Environmentalism Is Bad for the Economy Loren B. Thompson 53

3 Environmentalism Is a Threat to Society Keith Lockitch 58

4 Environmentalism Is Good for Society Lisa P. Jackson 64

Chapter 3 What Is the State of the Environmental Movement?

1 The Environmental Movement Has Successfully Evolved Will Marshall 71

2 The Environmental Movement Is Dead Gregory Vickrey 77

3 The Environmental Movement Promotes Terrorism Rich Trzupek 83

4 Environmentalists Have Been Unfairly Labeled as Terrorists Will Potter 91

5 The Environmental Movement Has Become Trendy and Superficial Mike Tidwell 98

Facts About Environmentalism 105

Organizations to Contact 110

For Further Reading 115

Index 120

Picture Credits 126

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