Attached please find the chapter on climate change from my book, “Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout: The Making of a Sensible. Dr. Patrick Moore, the founder and former President of Greenpeace, presented at the Agri-Growth Council Annual Meeting. He discussed. Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout: The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist is Dr. Patrick Moore’s engaging firsthand account of his.

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Generate a variety of options before settling on an agreement; and Insist that the agreement be based on objective criteria. His terminology and writing prose is such that I was kept interested from page one without having any scientific background other than high school chemistry. That being said Moore gives practical solutions and sensible approaches to these issues without being dropojt as too contrite.

This page was last edited w 30 Decemberat There’s a great deal that interesting and useful dropouh the book: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. In June, they attended the first UN Conference on the Environment in Stockholm where they convinced New Zealand to propose a vote condemning French nuclear testing, which passed with a strong majority. This article’s use of external links may not follow Wikipedia’s policies or guidelines.

Patrick Moore (environmentalist) – Wikipedia

He has sharply and publicly differed with many policies of major environmental groups, such as Greenpeace itself, on other issues including forestry, biotechnology, aquaculture, and the use of chemicals for flame retardants. Kristina rated it really liked it Jul 31, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Kjell A Marcussen rated it it was amazing Dec 11, Moore did a great job of explaining ” the other side” of the fear mongering that we hear so much of. Subsequently, they have lost the potential of a vital fighting Eco machine.


Moore joined the committee in and, as Greenpeace co-founder Bob Hunter wrote, “Moore was quickly accepted into the inner circle on the basis of his scientific background, his reputation [as an environmental activist], and his ability to inject practical, no-nonsense insights into the discussions.

So much so that it has taken me about 3 years to read it in its entirety. I am recommending confesions to friends. Refresh and try again. Views Read Edit View history. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Patrick Moore environmentalist.

Moore looks at all today’s issues: Those of us who love the planet but still want to enjoy the fruits of civilization had nobody to guide us through the maze of myths, half truths and lies that is environmental activism. confessiond

Moore’s views and change of stance see above have evoked controversy in environmentalist arenas. Retrieved 18 October In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

InMoore addressed a Biotechnology Industry Organization conference in Waikiki saying, “There’s no getting away from the fact that over 6 billion people wake up grsenpeace day on this planet with real needs for food, energy and materials”, and need genetically engineered crops to this end. Quotes from Confessions of a This no-nonsense approach to radical environmentalism is also I guess a form of radicalism in itself. Nov 08, Meg Orton rated it really liked it.

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He served for nine years as President of Greenpeace Canada, as well as six years as a Director of Greenpeace International. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout: The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist

The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist. Jul 23, Galen rated it it was amazing. For other people named Patrick Moore, see Patrick Moore disambiguation. Moore has stated that global climate change and the melting of glaciers is not necessarily a negative event conressions it creates more arable land and the use of cojfessions products drives up demand for wood and spurs the planting of more trees. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Focus on interests rather than positions. He supports his claims with hundreds and hundreds of footnotes sighting scientific studies.

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The fact that we had both higher temperatures and an ice age at a time when CO 2 emissions were 10 times higher than they are today fundamentally contradicts the certainty that human-caused CO 2 emissions are the main cause of global warming.

Mar 21, Ruth rated it really liked it. I like his logical thinking about some of the issues that are supposedly causing crises in the environment, and his generosity to people who don’t necessarily agree with him at every point. There were various minor typos throughout the book which made it a little difficult to read at times. Moore’s story of his early days with Greenpeace and how that organization evolved over the years to the point where his ethics no longer aligned with theirs fascinating, the real power of this book is the long term solutions he supports.