Green With Ideology

The hidden agenda behind the "scientific" attacks on Bjørn Lomborg’s controversial book, The Skeptical Environmentalist.
April 24, 2002, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The bitter anti-Lomborg campaign reveals the hidden crisis of what we might call ideological environmentalism. Ideological environmentalism goes far beyond sensible efforts to reduce pollution or protect wilderness. It argues that the modern world fosters institutions and ideas that exploit and oppress people and degrade and destroy the environment. According to this view, the only solution to the supposedly looming ecological crisis is the sweeping, global transformation of the world’s economies and political systems."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Monday, April 1, 2002 in Reason Online
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