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Author Bennett, Jeff, 1954-

Title Little green lies : an exposé of twelve environmental myths / Jeff Bennett
Published Ballan, Vic. : Connor Court Publishing, 2012
Ballan, Vic. : Connor Court, 2012


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 MELB  333.72 Ben/Lgl  AVAILABLE
Description xxii, 256 pages ; 21 cm
Contents 1. Peak oil -- 2. Renewable eenrgy -- 3. Index-based comsumption decisions -- 4. Population -- 5. Trade and the environment -- 6. Waste -- 7. Using resources 'efficiently' -- 8. The infinitely valuable environment -- 9. Climate change -- 10. Protecting the environment, privately -- 11 Agriculture and mining -- 12. The precautionary principle
Summary The natural environment matters a lot to many people. Their views on issues such as recycling, population control, economic growth and renewable energy are often held strongly and emotionally. But some of these views are best described as 'little green lies'
Analysis Australian
Environmental studies (Australia)
Policy making (Australia)
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Teenage/Secondary, Tertiary/Undergraduate, General
Subject Climatic changes.
Climatic changes -- Political aspects.
Economic development -- Environmental aspects.
Environmental protection.
Global warming -- Political aspects.
Green movement.
Environmental policy -- Australia.
Sustainable living -- Mythology.
Sustainable living.
Author Bennett, Jeff, 1954-
LC no. 2012451873
ISBN 9781921421648