Environmentalism since 1945
Routledge – 2012 – 126 pages
Today environmental issues are part of daily life, a feature of the modern world almost everyone now recognises. Contemporary environmentalism has promoted a way of speaking and thinking about the environment that was not possible or imaginable decades ago.
Environmentalism Since 1945 provides a concise introduction to the greening of politics, science, economics and culture in the post-war period. It covers key issues such as the:
Each chapter provides a historical perspective, anchoring topics to real events, influential ideas, and prominent figures. An essential introduction for all those interested in the history of environmentalism.
Acronyms and Abbreviations. Historical Timeline of Environmentalism. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction 2. The Environmental Movement 3. Global Environmental Governance 4. Science and the Environment 5. Economics and the Environment 6. Popular Culture and the Environment 7. The Future of Environmentalism Notes. Further Reading.