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

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Viking, 1995 - Social Science - 745 pages
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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A contributing editor to Newsweek and The Atlantic, Easterbrook offers a new approach to environmental thinking characterized by confidence in the ability of human reason and technology to work with ... 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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