03 Apr '12, 8pm

Peter Kareiva, an Inconvenient Environmentalist: @dotearth shout to @voooos

Peter Kareiva, an Inconvenient Environmentalist By ANDREW C. REVKIN I encourage you to watch the provocative and important lecture above by Peter Kareiva , the much-lauded chief scientist of the world’s biggest environmental group, the Nature Conservancy. The title is “Failed Metaphors and A New Environmentalism for the 21st Century.” It’s a refreshing call for new approaches from a community stuck on what I’ve called a “woe is me, shame on you ” tune for far too long Then read Paul Voosen ‘s marvelous profile of Kareiva for Greenwire (excerpt below). Kareiva’s talk has fabulous moments, including when he calls out the writer Edward Abbey for “total hypocrisy” after reading a passage from “Desert Solitaire ” reveling in solitude and then a passage from Abbey’s diary at the time, lamenting the isolation: “Christ, I am lonely!” He notes how Henry David Thoreau’s mother stopp...

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