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'The Death of Environmentalism'

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'The Death of Environmentalism'

'The Death of Environmentalism'

'The Death of Environmentalism'

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Has the environmental movement become just another special interest group? Late last year, two authors released a paper at the October 2004 meeting of the Environmental Grantmakers Association arguing that the days of true environmentalism were behind us. The paper, later republished by Grist Magazine, ruffled feathers in the environmental community.

Guests:

Michael Shellenberger, executive director, Breakthrough Institute co-author, "The Death of Environmentalism" (Grist Magazine, Jan. 13, 2005)

Ted Nordhaus, vice president, Evans-McDonough, co-author "The Death of Environmentalism"

Bill McKibben, scholar-in-residence, Middlebury College. Contributor, The New York Times, Outside, The New York Review of Books. Author Hundred Dollar Holiday

Jon Coifman, director of media relations. Natural Resources Defense Council