The Bill Mckibben reader : pieces from an active life / Bill McKibben

Author(s): McKibben, Bill
Location:
Retrieving Holdings Information
Subjects: Environmental protection--Citizen participation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st Holt paperbacks ed
Published: New York : Henry Holt, 2008
LC Classification: T, TD
Physical Description: xi, 442 p. ; 21 cm
Table of Contents: I. At Home in Nature
1. A Carefully Controlled Experiment 9
2. Consuming Nature 17
3. Human Restoration 26
4. Enoughness 45
5. Full Circle 48
II. The Changing Planet
6. The End of Nature: The Greenhouse Experiment 57
7. Not So Fast 65
8. Maybe We Should Call It Something Scarier 71
9. Warming Up to Kyoto 74
10. Of Caribou and Carbon 83
11. Year One 86
III. Consumed
12. What's On: 11:30 A.M. 93
13. Out There in the Middle of the Buzz 102
14. Covetousness 105
15. The Cuba Diet 107
16. A Grand Experiment 125
17. The Great Leap 135
18. Pie in the Sky 163
19. Hype vs. Hope 167
20. (Tad) Murphy's Law 172
IV. Communities
21. Job and Matthew 183
22. State Fair 194
23. If You Build It, Will They Change? 203
24. High Fidelity 210
25. The Christian Paradox 213
26. Will Evangelicals Help Save the Earth? 226
V. Heroes
27. God Within the Shadows 237
28. The Desert Anarchist 251
29. Prophet in Kentucky 263
30. Getting Warmer 278
31. An Explosion of Green: The Bard of the Birdfeeder 291
VI. The Turn to Activism
32. Milken, Junk Bonds, and Raping Redwoods 303
33. Court Jester 311
34. Not Here 319
35. Taking to the Streets: Report from the WTO 327
36. Patriotic Acts 330
37. The Muslim Gandhi 339
38. Speaking Up for the Environment 347
39. A Last Best Chance for Baby Boomers 352
VII. Time, Moving, and Meaning
40. Homeless Men 359
41. Growing Old Gracefully 369
42. Cross-Country Ski Your Way to Shining Health, Renewed Vigor, and Everlasting Happiness! 380
43. Across the Disappearing Finish Line 395
44. Mr. Natural 416
Acknowledgments 423
Permissions 425
Index 429
Notes: LCCN: 2007039609
ISBN: 9780805076271
ISBN: 0805076271
"A Holt paperback."
Includes index
OCLC Number: 166378241
ISBN/ISSN: 9780805076271
0805076271