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Whole Earth Discipline

Whole Earth Discipline: An Ecopragmatist Manifesto is the sixth book by Stewart Brand , published by Viking Penguin in 2009. [1] He Sees Earth and people propelled by three transformations: climate change ( global warming ), urbanization and biotechnology . [2] Brand tackles “touchy issues” like nuclear power , genetic engineering and geoengineering , “fully aware that many of the environmentalist readers are willing to reach out to disagreeing with him”. [3] (more…)

Pro-nuclear movement

There are wide variations in peoples’ understanding of the issues surrounding nuclear power, including the technology itself, climate change , and energy security . Proponents of nuclear energy is a sustainable energy source that reduces carbon emissions and increases energy dependence on imported energy sources. Opponents believe that nuclear power poses many threats to people and the environment. (more…)

Viridian design movement

The Viridian Design Movement is an aesthetic movement focused on the concepts of bright green environmentalism . The name was chosen for the purpose of the term “green”, which indicates that the movement is innovative in design and technology, in contrast with the “green leaf” of traditional environmentalism. The movement tied together environmental design , techno-progressivism , and global citizenship . [1] [2] It was founded in 1998 by Bruce Sterling , a science fiction postcyberpunk author. Sterling always remains the central figure in the movement, with Alex Steffen perhaps the next best-known. Steffen, Never Cascio, and Jon Lebkowsky , along with some other frequent contributors to Sterling’s Viridian notes, formed the Worldchanging blog. [2] [3] [4] Sterling wrote the introduction to Worldchanging’s book ( Worldchanging: A Users Guide for the 21st Century ), [5] which (selon Ross Robertson) is regarded the definitive volume is bright green thinking. [6] Sterling formally closed the Viridian movement in 2008, saying there was no need to continue its work now thatbright green environmentalism had emerged. [7] (more…)

Bright green environmentalism

Bright green environmentalism is an ideology based on the belief que la convergence of technological change and social innovation Provides The Most successful path to sustainable development . (more…)