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environmentalist

a person with an interest and knowledge about the interaction of humans and animals with the environment.
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Today, on the eve of the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, government officials and environmentalist groups are about to convene to make more environmental policy based on ideology and myth, not scientific evidence.
Lomborg begins with "the Litany" of environmentalist doom, writing: "We are all familiar with the Litany.
Not often do you find environmentalists and utility industry representatives sitting down at the same table, much less nearing agreement.
But environmentalists argue Belo Monte should be scrapped, not scaled down, asserting that not even a downsized dam can be made economically or environmentally feasible.
Sustainability is really social responsibility," explains Catherine Greener, commercial and industrial practice leader for the environmentalist Rocky Mountain Institute of Snowmass, Colorado.
Because of such failures, and because so many developing, world preservation schemes originate with industrial, world environmental organizations, northern environmentalists have had to fend off constant accusations that they care more about the south's trees and birds than about its people.
Not only are environmentalists worried about having ugly power plants so close to such beautiful areas, but some geologists say that tapping into nearby geothermal reservoirs could shut off Yellowtone's geysers and possibly spoil the famous clarity of Carter Lake.
That explains why the Largest demonstration during the summit, consisting of more than 10,000 poor and landless people, featured virtually no banners or chants about conventional environmentalist issues such as climate change, population control, renewable resources, or biodiversity.
Environmentalist groups say they are committed to helping the locals build a better life, but through compatible and susainable development.
These statements were made by officials of the World Health Organization, not by anti-rational neo-pagans with an anti-American attitude and a socialist agenda--the "Wise Use" stereotype of an environmentalist.
The article "Howling at the Moon," (Currents, January/February 2005) is environmentalist propaganda, and howls the false gospels of peace, harmony and joy between humankind and large carnivores.

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