A Moment on the Earth: The Coming Age of Environmental Optimism

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Viking, 1995 - Social Science - 745 pages
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Heralding the next wave of environmental concerns, Easterbrook has written a powerful book charting a surprising and fundamental shift toward the positive in environmental events. He shows us how to view abuses from nature's own resilient perspective, and how we must work with nature in our present moment on the Earth to create a nobler future for humankind.

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Easterbrookmay be categorized as another cornucopian ecological futurist, somewhat in the same vein as Bjorn Lomborg (though Lomborg makes a more compelling skeptic of eco-doomies). He believes that ... Read full review

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This is a long book, but I'm glad I made it through. Easterbrook's main thesis is that the environment is in good shape, but that this is a result of environmental regulation, so we should be ... Read full review


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Gregg Easterbrook is an award-winning journalist and the author of This Magic Moment and A Moment on the Earth. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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