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  1. Stewart Brand’s ‘Ecopragmatism’

    In the 1960s, Stewart Brand became one of the country’s first and most famous champions of a new ecological awareness. His Whole Earth Catalog spoke to a generation of hippies and back-to-nature commune dwellers.

    Now, at 70, Stewart Brand is calling on environmentalists to reframe their understanding of the problem — and solutions. It’s too late for back-to-nature, he says. Global warming is beyond that.

    To survive now, Brand says, we need nuclear power, genetic engineering, giant cities. We must manage nature or lose civilization.

    This hour, On Point: In the face of global warming, Stewart Brand redefines green.

    http://www.onpointradio.org/2009/10/stewart-brands-ecopragmatism

    —Huffduffed by mattweston