Security for polluters

“Roast Yard no. 2” in Copper Cliff (c. 1903), providing an excellent suggestion of the harm the heap roasting inflicted on the native setting (Metropolis of Bigger Sudbury Heritage Images, Copper Cliff Museum Assortment, CC0115) Mark Kuhlberg and Scott Miller not too way back printed "'Security to the Sulphur-Smoke Tort-feasors': …

Goodbye Abbey, hey intersectional environmentalism

Sarah Krakoff currently posted an important sort out Edward Abbey on Environmental Regulation Prof Weblog. Some highlights: Abbey’s love-letters to Utah’s red-rock nation spawned generations of canyoneering backpackers, and nonetheless perform the middle of aesthetic and political defenses of desert wilderness. Ever since, Abbey has been attacked and defended. Was …

The Powell memo

The website online for the book The Republican Reversal: Conservatives and the Setting from Nixon to Trump by James Morton Turner and Andrew C. Isenberg (Harvard UP, 2018) contains a fluctuate of fascinating main sources on the topic. Amongst them is a pdf of a 1971 memo by Lewis Powell …

Cronon and commodification

Andy Seal at US Psychological Historic previous Weblog posted an fascinating piece on William Cronon's terribly influential Nature's Metropolis (1991) earlier this week. It's a rich piece, masking a complete lot of topics, nonetheless it's his dialogue of Cronon and commodification that I believed notably associated for these of us inside the intersection …