Historical Dictionary of Environmentalism (Historical by Peter Dauvergne

By Peter Dauvergne

Environmentalism contains thousands of foreign environmental teams, millions of nationwide teams, and tens of hundreds of thousands of neighborhood ones. additionally it is enormous quantities of overseas agreements, countless numbers of nationwide environmental companies, and numerous environmental sections in different organizations_from these in multinational organisations to ones in local and overseas firms. Such environmental innovations as sustainable improvement, the precautionary precept, company social accountability, and eco-labeling percolate from all of those assets. each year, new rules, refinements, rules, associations, markets, and difficulties proceed to go into into environmental debates and discourses, making it approximately most unlikely to maintain abreast of the alterations continuously occurring. With this consistent transferring panorama in brain, the historic Dictionary of Environmentalism strategically skips throughout matters, ideas, time, companies, and cultures, no longer with any pretense of manufacturing a definitive dictionary yet relatively with the purpose of manufacturing an inclusive, wide-ranging, and worldwide historical past of environmentalism. This objective is finished via a chronology, an inventory of acronyms and abbreviations, an introductory essay, and over three hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries.

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