10 Sep '12, 12pm

Looking to Rachel Carson on the road to a sustainable economy: Her message lays the foundation for centering our...

Looking to Rachel Carson on the road to a sustainable economy: Her message lays the foundation for centering our...

Editor's note: Throughout the month of September, GreenBiz is publishing articles reflecting on the impact of Rachel Carson's influential book Silent Spring, published 50 years ago this month. Read contributions in this series about Carson's legacy and analysis about what's really changed since the publication of Silent Spring . Today's contribution comes from Patricia DeMarco, the director of the Rachel Carson Institute at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Penn. The piece is an excerpt from DeMarco's forthcoming book: A Vision Splendid: Building a Sustainable Economy for the 21st Century. All rights are reserved by the author. Sept. 27, 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of Rachel Carson’s powerful book Silent Spring . Her position on the impact of synthetic pesticides and herbicides grew from her deep understanding of the systems of the living earth, based on her 15 years o...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/09/10/rachel-carson-roa...

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