09 Aug '11, 1pm

Why we need to stop trying to 'save the planet' and just realise our place in it - The Ecologist

Why we need to stop trying to 'save the planet' and just realise our place in it - The Ecologist

Off the Australian east coast, whales that had recently been hunted towards oblivion were being fawned over from tourist boats. In the Amazon, ecotourism was turning conservation into tourist dollars. Businessmen, politicians and environmentalists were wrestling to define rules for resource extraction while, in Quito, consultants struggled to interpret them. North American students were studying the chemistry of ecosystems. Venture capitalists were investing tens of billions of dollars to pin down the science of renewable power and the business models to exploit it. In 20 years global warming had gone from an obscure environmentalist concern to a signature issue of international politics, and, across the world, a debate about energy was beginning to rage.

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/how_to_make_a_difference/cult...

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