Month: February 2019

Quote of the Week 19 February 2019—Lorraine Shannon

“What we are looking at is nothing less than an environmental revolution, an economic and social transformation that ranks with the agricultural and industrial revolutions. … The environmental revolution will be driven primarily by the restructuring of the global economy so that this economy does not destroy its natural support systems.” —Lester R. Brown, ‘Ecopsychology [...]
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The Philosophical Roots of Our Ecological Crisis—Lynn White

Michael Paul Nelson of Oregon State University, together with Thomas J. Sauer of the US Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, reminds us of the prescient words of Lynn White, a historian of medieval science and technology, when he delivered a lecture on the 'Historic Roots of Our Ecological Crisis' in March 1966 at the [...]
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