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To a Candidate in Search of an Environmental Theme: Promote the Public Trust

Authors:

Manus, Peter

Publication Date:

May 1, 2000

Abstract:

Advocates modern use of the public trust doctrine as a unifying concept for environmental protection....

Green Scissors 2003

Authors:

Collier, Shannor

Publication Date:

May 8, 2003

Abstract:

Describes $58 billion worth of wasteful and environmentally-destructiuve federal spending that could usefully be cut....

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Green Scissors 2003, (PDF, 744 KB)

Green Taxes

Authors:

Morris, David

Publication Date:

January 1, 1994

Abstract:

Describes a variety of ways to makes taxes serve the interests of environmental protection instead of (as at present) environmental destruction....

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Green Taxes, (PDF, 87 KB)

Entering the Century of the Environment: A New Social Contract for Science

Authors:

Lubchenco, Jane

Publication Date:

January 23, 1998

Abstract:

Then-president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Jane Lubchenco, calls upon scientists to devote their energies and talents to the most pressing problems of the day because the environment is in trouble. Jane Lubchenco, "Entering the Century of the Environment: A New Socia...

Places to Intervene in a System

Authors:

Meadows, Donella

Publication Date:

December 1, 1997

Abstract:

How does "the system" (or any system) change? Donella Meadows, one of the most original thinkers of our time, describes 10 places to intervene in any system, ranking the 10 for their effectiveness at producing lasting change....

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Places to Intervene in a System, (TXT, 37 KB)

The Conservative Cabal That's Transforming American Law

Authors:

Landay, Jerry M.

Publication Date:

March 1, 2000

Abstract:

Describes the origins, power, goals, reach and membership of The Federalist Society which has spent more than 20 years successfully reshaping American law to make it hostile to enviromental, labor, civil rights, and consumer concerns -- and friendly to corporations and the rich....

The Attack Memo That Changed America

Authors:

Landay, Jerry M.

Publication Date:

August 20, 2002

Abstract:

On August 23, 1971, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce circulated a memorandum by southern lawyer Lewis F. Powell, Jr., titled "Confidential Memo: Attack on American Free Enterprise System" (August 23, 1971). Two months later Powell was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. This essay, by Jerry M. Landay, ...

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The Attack Memo That Changed America, (DOC, 87 KB)

Confidential Memorandum: Attack on American Free Enterprise System

Publication Date:

August 23, 1971

Abstract:

This memo by a southern lawyer (later Supreme Court Justice)ignited the right-wing revolution that ended with the Republican Party (and then the Presidency, the Congress, and the Judiciary) being taken over by an alliance of religious and pro-corporate extremists. See Jerry M. Landay's article on t...

Nature, Neoliberalism and Sustainable Development: Between Charybdis & Scylla?*

Authors:

Cleaver, Harry

Publication Date:

April 1, 1997

Abstract:

Analysis by Harry Cleaver of the relationship between neoliberalist politics and sustainable development....

Online Bibliography on Environmental History of Latin America

Authors:

Sedrez, Lise

Publication Date:

December 5, 1999

Abstract:

Thanks to contributions from several colleagues, the Online Bibliography on Environmental History of Latin America has now well over 300 references, among articles, books, videos and WebPages in English, Spanish and Portuguese. The sources for these references include the Forest History Society's o...
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