For anyone who has witnessed the heated environment-versus-industry oilsands debate in Alberta, suggesting it might be partially cooled through the power of art may seem more than a little optimistic. 915 more words
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In 2011, 350.org founder Bill McKibben and other environmental activists launched a divestment campaign that, over time, has expanded across university campuses and become part of the backdrop in the climate change conversation. 834 more words
The rhetoric of environmental writers varies from compelling expositions that effect change, to propaganda that turns away skeptical readers.
In heralding an era of environmental awareness, Rachel Carson elegantly condemns the use of pesticides in the seminal Silent Spring. 1,111 more words