Building the Green Economy: Success Stories from the

Building the Green Economy: Success Stories from the Grassroots After centuries of economic activity based on extraction, exploitation, and depletion, we now face undeniable environmental threats New business models that save or restore natural resources are critical But how can we translate that insight into sustainable practices Building the Green Economy shows how community groups, families, and individual citizens have taken action to protect their food and water, clean up their neighborhoods, and strengthen their local economies Their unlikely victories over polluters, unresponsive bureaucracies, and unexamined routines dramatize the opportunities and challenges facing the local green economy movement Drawing on their extensive experience at Global Exchange and elsewhere, the authors also Lay out strategies for a successful green movementDescribe how communities have protected their victories from legal and political challengesProvide key resources for local activistsInclude conversations with Rocky Anderson, Lois Gibbs, Anuradha Mittal, David Morris, Michael Shuman, and other activists and leaders


About the Author: Kevin Danaher

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10 thoughts on “Building the Green Economy: Success Stories from the Grassroots

  1. Paul Ivanov Paul Ivanov says:

    Similar in spirit to Goodman and Goodman s Standing up to the Madness see my detailed review of that book, to get a feel for it Good, inspiring read Similar in spirit to Goodman and Goodman s Standing up to the Madness see my detailed review of that book, to get a feel for it Good, inspiring read


  2. Katherine Katherine says:

    This is a great book for getting inspiration of how people came together for a local cause that ultimately became a long term impact There s a lot of information in the book and some of the stories will stay with you The book is split in short chapters and it s good source of resources of how to get involved It did take me a while to read, but wor


  3. Betty Betty says:

    Not as hard to read as some books about the attrositys that are perpitrated by corperations in the name of profits, due to the fact that these are the success storys It is heartning that communitys don t have to lie down and be mown over by these self serving groups.


  4. Molly Molly says:

    I m only about half way through but this book It explores the breadth of the ways we have altered and damaged the environment and reals people who have made a significant effort to reverse that damage Inspirational, scary and very well written.


  5. Dave Dave says:

    Essential like foodilizer is to your green lawn and or brain.


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