Subject: History / Modern / 21st Century

Subject: History / Modern / 21st Century

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Exploring Apocalyptica

|9780822945239|Coming to Terms with Environmental Alarmism|Environmental alarmism has long been a political bellwether. Tell me what you think about the green apocalypse, and I’ll tell you where you stand on the issues. But as the environmental heydays of the 1970s move into perspective, the time has come for a reassessment. Horror scenarios create a legacy whose effects have largely escaped attention. Based on case studies from four continents and the North Atlantic, Exploring Apocalyptica argues for a reevaluation of familiar clich├ęs. It shows that environmentalists were less apocalyptic than commonly thought, and other groups were far more enthusiastic. It traces…

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