The optimistic environmentalist : progressing towards a greener future
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Toronto : ECW Press, [2015].
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Shirlington - Adult Nonfiction
363.7 BOYD

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Book
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xxv, 219 pages : portrait ; 21 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781770412385, 1770412387

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-216).
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"Yes, the world faces substantial environmental challenges -- climate change, pollution, and extinction. But the surprisingly good news is that we have solutions to these problems. In the past fifty years, a remarkable number of environmental problems have been solved, while substantial progress is ongoing on others. The Optimistic Environmentalist chronicles these remarkable success stories. Endangered species -- from bald eagles to gray whales -- pulled back from the precipice of extinction. Thousands of new parks, protecting billions of hectares of land and water. The salvation of the ozone layer, vital to life on Earth. The exponential growth of renewable energy powered by wind, water, and sun. The race to be the greenest city in the world. Remarkable strides in cleaning up the air we breathe and the water we drink. The banning of dozens of the world's most toxic chemicals. A circular economy where waste is a thing of the past. Past successes pave the way for even greater achievements in the future. Providing a powerful antidote to environmental despair, this book inspires optimism, leading readers to take action and exemplifying how change can happen. A bright green future is not only possible, it's within our grasp.""--Publisher's description.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Boyd, D. R. 1. (2015). The optimistic environmentalist: progressing towards a greener future . ECW Press.

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Boyd, David R. 1964-. 2015. The Optimistic Environmentalist: Progressing Towards a Greener Future. Toronto: ECW Press.

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Boyd, David R. 1964-. The Optimistic Environmentalist: Progressing Towards a Greener Future Toronto: ECW Press, 2015.

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Boyd, David R. 1964-. The Optimistic Environmentalist: Progressing Towards a Greener Future ECW Press, 2015.

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