Easy to Be Green, Hard to Be Environmental
Walker, Ruth, The Christian Science Monitor
If the environment is so important, why don't we have a better word for it? And more convenient synonyms? These thoughts flickered through my mind the other day as I listened to Japanese-Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki speak at Harvard University. Well known through his long-running TV show and regular newspaper columns, Mr. Suzuki is a household name in Canada - on the order of the late Jacques-Yves Cousteau. He is on what we used to call a crusade before that term became inappropriate for "clash of civilizations" reasons. "We must save the earth!" is his message.
But when his issues are taken up in public-policy settings, in the halls of government, and in the …
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Publication information: Article title: Easy to Be Green, Hard to Be Environmental. Contributors: Walker, Ruth - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: March 29, 2006. Page number: 18. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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