Music to my ears" 'Cause though the truth may vary, this ship will carry our bodies safe to shore." - Of Monsters & Men, "Little Talks"
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Tag Archives: Environmentalism
How do we go about making environmental history more public? This is a difficult task and I think it requires a shift in thinking about the field. Continue reading
There is no escaping the dreaded and guilt inducing term ‘carbon footprint.’ Recently a study by Harvard physicist Alexander Wissner-Gross came out stating the carbon impact of Google searches and visiting websites – online energy. What Wissner-Gross has found is … Continue reading
Modern environmentalism, like early twentieth-century conservationism, is a movement of the educated, urban, predominately white, middle-class. It shares important aspects of its philosophy with conservationism. Gender and race historians have pointed to the years following the Second World War as … Continue reading
The standard approach of environmental history is to ask how human actions effect an environment or ecosystem. Even intellectual environmental histories are interested in how human ideas and philosophies about the natural world cause environmental changes. Reading about conservation, animals, … Continue reading
“Brothers and sisters in Greenpeace. Greenpeace is beautiful and you are beautiful because you are here tonight. You came here because you are not on a death trip. You believe in life. You believe in peace. And you want them … Continue reading