Tag: green movement

Bookshelf: The Troubled History of Environmentalism

By Bob Wilson   The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Generation by Adam Rome The Light-Green Society: Ecology and Technological Modernity in France, 1960-2000 by Michael Bess Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental… Continue Reading “Bookshelf: The Troubled History of Environmentalism”

Greening of LMU: How Sustainable Do We Want to Be?

By Robert Emmett Date and Location: 9 July 2015, LMU, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, Munich. Technological fixes are not going to solve the capitalism-climate collision in any transcendental, universal sense. We’re not greening ourselves out of the social-environmental challenges ahead with clever gadgets. Instead, as the… Continue Reading “Greening of LMU: How Sustainable Do We Want to Be?”

Green Me Up, JJ

It’s hard work being an environmentally-conscious American citizen in the twenty-first century. How can one source green guns? Is it an environmentally-sound decision to have children? And how far is too far for Little League? Such questions can overwhelm the good-hearted, CSA-loving eco-warrior. Fortunately,… Continue Reading “Green Me Up, JJ”

Worldview: China’s Colorful Future

Post by Fei Sheng “Yellow” has a unique meaning in the Chinese conception of environment and society. We have always believed that our civilization—which, despite small interruptions, has never been significantly disrupted during the last 4,000 or even 5,000 years—is derived from the soil… Continue Reading “Worldview: China’s Colorful Future”