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Beyond Earth Day: Fulfilling the Promise

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    Gaylord Nelson is known and respected throughout the world as a founding father of the modern environmental movement and creator of one of the most successful and influential public awareness campaigns ever undertaken on behalf of global stewardship: Earth Day.
    Now in his eighties, Nelson delivers a timely and urgent message with the same eloquence with which he has
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published October 8th 2002 by University of Wisconsin Press (first published October 4th 2002)
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Doreen Pfost
May 04, 2017 rated it liked it
I have so much admiration for Gaylord Nelson that I wanted to like this book, but I found it generally discouraging and lacking in focus. Informed environmentalists will not find much here that they don't already know; and those who don't care about the environment will probably not be persuaded by this text. For those who want to learn more about specific environmental issues, I suppose this could serve as a broad outline, and a starting point for learning more -- elsewhere.
Jan 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
An eye opener for someone who have been ignoring the nature and my surroundings all these while. I got hooked right from the first page itself.
Matthew Stolte
Jun 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
Like many books written about the environment more than a few years ago, the contents are in a sense common knowledge. The urgency is present & remains. What is special about this book is Gaylord Nelson's point of view & involvement. Brief discussions of DDT, political action in Washington & environmental education are of interest. My copy (likely from one of my local library sales) is signed & rubber stamped with a quote from the end:

"Nations can recover from lost wars - witness Germany and Ja
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