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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English Choose a language for shopping. Moore did a great job of explaining ” the other side” of the fear mongering that we hear so much of. The Best Books of Per fare chiarezza su ov temi importanti per la nostra “sopravvivenza” sul Pianeta Terra: So much so that it has taken me about 3 years to read it in its entirety. That said, I already knew about water vapour being a more potent greenhouse gas. Trivia About Confessions of a But Highly recommended for anyone who wants to learn more about today’s important issues: Apr 16, Anthony Leutenegger rated it liked it.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A March episode of the American program Hannity featured Moore making the statement that the Earth “has not warmed for the last 17 years” in a debate with pundit Bob Beckel. I would have given the book five stars except for the fact that it’s in need of pruning: Following US President Richard Nixon ‘s cancellation of the remaining hydrogen bomb tests planned for Amchitka Island in earlyGreenpeace turned its attention to French atmospheric nuclear testing at Mururoa Atoll in the South Pacific.

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This book also challenged my ideas about climate change and the impact of global warming.

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Retrieved January 3, — via www. Nov 14, Andrew rated it it was amazing. Moore served for four years as Vice President of Environment for Waterfurnace International manufacturing geothermal heat pumps. Erin rated it liked it Aug 16, Jason Lewis rated it really liked it Aug 13, Patrick Moore’s engaging firsthand account of his many years spent as the ultimate Greenpeace insider, dtopout co-founder and leader in the organization’s top committee.

A balanced approach is what is needed and rational minds on both sides can get it done. Katy rated it really liked it Mar 28, Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: The Huffington Post – Huffpost Green.

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

Excellent book on trying to balance the dfopout argument on climate change and environmental issues. Reading Moore, I see a lot of the same views he holds in my own thinking. Lisa rated it really liked it Aug 04, This book is something that everyone should read, regardless of how you feel about the global environmentalist group Greenpeace. He argues that any realistic plan to reduce reliance on fossil fuels or greenhouse gas emissions grednpeace require increased use of nuclear energy to supply baseload power.

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After helping form the group and involving themselves in several campaigns that included saving the whales, the annual seal slaughter and the threat of nuclear war, Moore left Greenpeace in In fact Moore has been very vocal in his support of such controversial topics such a nuclear energy, farming of genetically modified foods and the so-called oil crisis. See all 25 reviews. I found myself looking forward to picking up this book every time I got the chance and disappointed when I was finished.

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They have instead entered into inside battles of conflict and made unreasonable choices as well as based decisions and actions on unscientifically proven theories and speculation.

Some of insider stories of antics in the early days of Greenpeace are just fascinating on their own account, regardless of what your view of the bigger picture may be. InMoore criticized what he saw as scare tactics and disinformation employed by some within the environmental movement, saying that the environmental movement “abandoned science and logic in favor of emotion and sensationalism.

As a graduate in Applied Chemistry I found all of the book fascinating especially the way in which Greenpeace is trying to ban dropojt element of the periodic table. He next describes, and in unflinching terms, how he believes this particular environmental entity moved from one exercising worthwhile, brave, and cutting edge challenges to a variety of practices in the 70s notably whale hunting, toxic dumping, and atmospheric nuclear testingto an anti-science, conffssions, conflict-dependent entity today.

He is the third generation of a British Columbian family with a long history in forestry and fishing.

Greenpeace’s media presence peaked again. Dangers from chemicals have everything to do with exposure, and the dosage think salt as a necessity in low doses to lethal in largethe context and controls of usage, and what of course is the next best alternative.

Then an Ice Age occurred million years ago when CO 2 was 10 times higher than today From energy independence to climate change, genetic engineering to aquaculture, Moore sheds new light on some of the most controversial subjects in the news today. Beatty Street Publishing Inc. A Chronicle of the Greenpeace Movement.