By Peter J, Mr Jacques
'Environmental skepticism' describes the point of view that significant environmental difficulties are both unreal or unimportant. In different phrases, environmental skepticism holds that environmental difficulties, in particular international ones, are inauthentic.
Peter Jacques describes, either empirically and traditionally, how environmental skepticism has been equipped via typically US-based conservative imagine tanks as an anti-environmental counter-movement. this can be the 1st e-book to investigate the significance of the USA conservative counter-movement in global politics and its that means for democratic and liable deliberation, in addition to its value as a mal-adaptive venture that hinders the world's humans to upward thrust to the demanding situations of sustainability. particular attention is given to the specter of the counter-movement to marginalized humans of the area and its philosophical implications via its dedication to a 'deep anthropocentrism'.
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Environmental Skepticism: Ecology, Power and Public Life (Global Environmental Governance) by Peter J, Mr Jacques