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  • Michael Shellenberger

    Now a National Bestseller!  Climate change is real but it’s not the end of the world. It is not even our most serious environmental problem. Michael Shellenberger has been fighting for a greener planet for decades. He helped save the world’s last unprotected redwoods. He co-created the predecessor to today’s Green New Deal. And he led a successful effort by climate scientists and activists to keep nuclear plants operating, preventing a spike of emissions. But in 2019, as some claimed “billions of people are going to die,” contributing to rising anxiety, including among adolescents, Shellenberger decided that, as a lifelong environmental activist, leading energy...read more

  • Michael Shellenberger

    National bestselling author of APOCALYPSE NEVER skewers progressives for the mishandling of America’s faltering cities.  Progressives claimed they knew how to solve homelessness, inequality, and crime. But in cities they control, progressives made those problems worse. Michael Shellenberger has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for thirty years. During that time, he advocated for the decriminalization of drugs, affordable housing, and alternatives to jail and prison. But as homeless encampments spread, and overdose deaths skyrocketed, Shellenberger decided to take a closer look at the problem. What he discovered shocked him. The problems had grown worse not despite but...read more

  • Michael Shellenberger

    'Der Klimawandel ist da, aber er führt nicht in die Apokalypse. Und er ist nicht einmal unser größtes Problem!' In seinem aktuellen Bestseller 'Apocalypse never' zeigt sich der bekannte und international angesehene Umweltaktivist Michael Shellenberger als leidenschaftlicher Verfechter einer rationalen Umweltpolitik und erteilt dem Öko-Alarmismus eine klare Absage. Er legt dar, wie die vermeintlich alarmierenden Daten sachlich zu interpretieren sind und was wirklich hinter der Klimahysterie steckt: nämlich finanzielle Interessen, Machtstreben und die Sehnsucht nach einer Ersatz-Religion. Hierin sieht Shellenberger die eigentliche Gefahr für Mensch und Natur und fordert praktikable und...read more

  • Michael Shellenberger

    Environmental insiders Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus triggered a firestorm of debate with their self-published essay, “The Death of Environmentalism.” In this eagerly anticipated follow-up, the authors expand upon their argument that the paradigms driving the environmental movement and much of liberal politics are outdated and ineffective. A politics centered on restricting human growth and development does not resonate with the primary concerns of either the developing world or insecure modern Americans—nor can it solve a problem as large and complex as global warming. What is needed instead, they argue, is a new kind of development that integrates ecological,...read more