Environmentalism, ideally, is a broad and pluralistic movement that embraces diverse ideologies and myriad disagreements, unified only by a shared and sincere concern for the health of the natural world. Aside from this core value, how individuals and organizations practice their environmentalism must and should display infinite variety, because how love for the natural world is balanced with empathy for the aspirations of humanity is never easy.
Environmentalism in this broadest sense is a value that has acquired a welcome momentum in recent years, but challenging this ideal, pluralistic version of environmentalism are powerful political agendas. These agendas have become mainstream and monolithic and incorporate foreboding certainties centered on two fundamental planks: (1) We are running out of resources at a terrifying rate, and (2) we are perilously near to a “tipping point” after which it will be too late to save our planet from total catastrophe due to anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. We categorically reject both of these planks, and we are environmentalists.
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Source Link: ecoworld.com