Podcast: Environmentalism in the 1990s

H-Environment subscribers might be interested in a recent episode of the podcast series Barely Gettin' By: The Long 1990s, hosted by Australian historians Dr Emma Shortis and Dr Chloe Ward. The series aims to explore how the politics and culture of the 1990s set us up for today’s catastrophic failures, as well as what is and isn’t considered history.

Stoll, 'Inherit the Holy Mountain,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 8, No. 1 (2018)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 8, No. 1 (2018)

Author: Mark Stoll

Title: Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism

Commentators: Lisa H. Sideris, Constance M. Furey, Joseph Kip Kosek, Mark Fiege

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

CFP: Our Shared Home: The Environment on Film (6/1/17; 11/1-5/17)


CFP: Our Shared Home: The Environment on Film

Representing “Home”: The Real and Imagined Spaces of Belonging
The Hilton—Milwaukee City Center, Milwaukee, WI (USA)
November 1-5, 2017

DEADLINE for abstracts: June 1, 2017 (early decision); July 1, 2017 (general decision)

Earth Day 1970, Science March 2017, and the perils of “non-partisan” environmentalism

In his classic book Justice, Nature, and the Geography of Difference, the geographer David Harvey recalled three very different expressions of environmental politics surrounding the first Earth Day. First, Fortune magazine published a special issue “celebrat[ing] the rise of the environment … as a ‘non-class issue’”; the issue included an invited editorial by President Richard Nixon touting the importance of protecting the Earth for future generations.

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