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Author Hamblin, Jacob Darwin.

Title Arming Mother Nature : the Birth of Catastrophic Environmentalism.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, USA, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource (309 pages)
Summary When most Americans think of environmentalism, they think of the political left, of vegans dressed in organic-hemp fabric, lofting protest signs. In reality, writes Jacob Darwin Hamblin, the movement--and its dire predictions--owe more to the Pentagon than the counterculture. In Arming Mother Nature, Hamblin argues that military planning for World War III essentially created ""catastrophic environmentalism"": the idea that human activity might cause global natural disasters. This awareness, Hamblin shows, emerged out of dark ambitions, as governments poured funds into environmental science aft.
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Subject Environmental policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Environmentalism -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Environmental sciences -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Disasters -- Environmental aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
War -- Environmental aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Military planning -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Cold War -- Environmental aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- History -- 20th century.
Global environmental change -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Military policy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hamblin, Jacob Darwin. Arming Mother Nature : The Birth of Catastrophic Environmentalism. New York : Oxford University Press, USA, ©2013 9780199740055
ISBN 9780199908493 (electronic bk.)
0199908494 (electronic bk.)