Environmental HeresiesI don't see environmentalists responding to scientific facts so readily.
By Stewart Brand May 2005
Over the next ten years, I predict, the mainstream of the environmental movement will reverse its opinion and activism in four major areas: population growth, urbanization, genetically engineered organisms, and nuclear power.
Reversals of this sort have occurred before. Wildfire went from universal menace in mid-20th century to honored natural force and forestry tool now, from “Only you can prevent forest fires!” to let-burn policies and prescribed fires for understory management.
Monday, April 25, 2005
MIT Technology Review says: