When Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus left off in "The Death of Environmentalism," environmentalists were "head-down and knee-deep" in a wide and wild river. We were invited to clamber back onto the shore and envision a new path for the crossing. Shellenberger & Nordhaus argue that an out-of-touch environmental movement has failed to reshape its program in the face of an shrewd challenge from the right wing. Our issues are wonky and our stabs at reframing completely miss the target. Our leaders are mired in ancient history and our policies are hopelessly inadequate to the scale of the challenges. S&N …
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Ken Ward is a climate campaigner and carpenter whose work can be see here.