America Goes Green: An Encyclopedia of Eco-friendly Culture in the United States, Volume 1

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ABC-CLIO, 2013 - Nature - 1297 pages
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Evidence of humanity's detrimental impact on the environment is mounting. As Americans, we are confronted daily with news stories, blogs, and social media commentary about the necessity of practicing green behaviors to offset environmental damage. This essential reference is a fascinating review of the issues surrounding green living, including the impact of this lifestyle on Americans' time and money, the information needed to adhere to green principles in the 21st century, and case studies and examples of successful implementation.

"America Goes Green: An Encyclopedia of Eco-Friendly Culture in the United States" examines this gripping topic through 3 volumes organized by A-Z entries across 11 themes; state-by-state essays grouped by region; and references including primary source documents, bibliography, glossary, and green resources. This timely encyclopedia explores the development of an eco-friendly culture in America, and entries present the debates, viewpoints, and challenges of green living.

 

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Contents

Thematic Entries and Primary Documents
iii
The States Go Green
iii
Glossary
1185
Selected Bibliography
1191
Resources
1215
Primary Documents by Theme
1235
Contributors
1237
Index
1241
About the Editors
1299
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Kim Kennedy White, PhD, is acquisitions editor for ABC-CLIO's The American Mosaic database and coeditor of ABC-CLIO's Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Beliefs, Customs, Tales, Music, and Art.

Leslie A. Duram, PhD, is professor and chair of the department of geography and environmental resources at Southern Illinois University.

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