Kirkus Review, Dec. 25, 2020.
BRIGHT GREEN LIES
HOW THE ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT LOST ITS WAY AND WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT IT
BY DERRICK JENSEN & LIERRE KEITH & MAX WILBERT ‧ RELEASE DATE: MARCH 16, 2021
A critical look at the modern environmental movement and the promises of green, renewable technology.
All technologies come laden with costs that are never factored in, including damage to the environment in producing the workings of machines and commodities. “No technology is neutral,” write the authors. From that inarguable first tenet, they go on the attack. Even so-called environmentalists, they argue, are human-centered, and building things such as solar energy cells and wind towers are ineffective stopgaps meant to maintain wealthy lifestyles with minimum inconvenience. The real object of saving the world should be…saving the world—the spotted owls, the fish, the “last scrap of forest,” etc.
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