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The Books That Begat ‘Big Green’

August 26, 2015

A handful of doomsaying bestsellers has made possible today's politically powerful environmental movement.

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A handful of doomsaying bestsellers has made possible today's politically powerful environmental movement. These books fail both as they describe science as they predicted the future, yet they are still influential, seriously hampering economic and technological progress that would have saved the lives of millions of the world's poor.

Author
Paul Driessen is a senior policy advisor with the Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow and Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise, nonprofit public policy institutes that focus on energy, the environment, economic development and international
pdriessen@cox.net
Author
Ron Arnold is executive vice president of the Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise and a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute.
arnold.ron@gmail.com @ron_arnold