In the decades since the movement began in 1970, we have discovered that we don’t have to choose between environmental protection and economic growth.
Charles Mann traces the history of two competing frames of mind: The “wizards” of scientific innovation and the "prophets" who warn of hubris.
Patrick Allitt is the author of A Climate of Crisis: America in the Age of Environmentalism. He has written six books on religious history, education, and politics, including The Conservatives: Ideas and Personalities Throughout American History. Allitt is the Cahoon Family Professor of American History at Emory University.