| In this book prejudices,
Encyclopaedia of Eco-Myths
about energy, genetic engineering,
health, climate, ozone, forests and
many other environmental topics
From Dirk Maxeiner und Michael Miersch
Frankfurt am Main 1999
Piper Verlag, München Mai 2000
Is the climate collapsing? Are resources becoming scare? Are the forests
dying? Is the world population really expanding endlessly? Are we experiencing
a dramatic extinction of species?
For years a mixture of panic and ideological dogma determined the environmental
debate. In the Encyclopaedia of Eco-Myths and Misconceptions conventional
wisdom is constantly questioned. Thus, prejudices, misunderstandings,
lobby-politics and sheer nonsense are debunked. As a result a considerably
differentiated picture of the planet's situation, beyond apocalyptical
scenarios and well-meant preaching, develops.
The Encyclopaedia of Eco-Myths and Misconceptions pleads for an enlightened
environmental debate and shows ways of practical improvements.
Abundant in facts, it is a critical reference book filled with data,
diagrams and tables. A book for all those who wish to distinguish between
myths and fallacies, and the real problems. It helps the reader to develop
an independent opinion about the important environmental issues of our
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