Environmental Skepticism: Ecology, Power and Public Life by Peter J, Mr Jacques

By Peter J, Mr Jacques

'Environmental skepticism' describes the point of view that significant environmental difficulties are both unreal or unimportant. In different phrases, environmental skepticism holds that environmental difficulties, particularly international ones, are inauthentic.

Peter Jacques describes, either empirically and traditionally, how environmental skepticism has been geared up through generally US-based conservative imagine tanks as an anti-environmental counter-movement. this can be the 1st ebook to research the significance of the united states conservative counter-movement in international politics and its which means for democratic and liable deliberation, in addition to its significance as a mal-adaptive undertaking that hinders the world's humans to upward push to the demanding situations of sustainability. particular attention is given to the specter of the counter-movement to marginalized humans of the area and its philosophical implications via its dedication to a 'deep anthropocentrism'.

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