Record Display for the EPA National Library Catalog


Main Title EcoMind : changing the way we think, to create the world we want /
Author Lappé, Frances Moore.
Publisher Nation Books,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 701015478
ISBN 9781568586830 (hbk.); 1568586833 (hbk.)
Subjects Environment and society ; Environmentalism--Psychological aspects ; Sustainable development--Psychological aspects ; Environmental psychology ; Environmental protection--Psychological aspects ; èOkologische Bewegung--(DE-588)4115439-3 ; Umweltbewusstsein--(DE-588)4078517-8 ; Denkfehler--(DE-588)4230931-1 ; Umweltpsychologie--(DE-588)4139846-4
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  GE195.L375 2011 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 04/21/2015
Collation xiii, 288 pages ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Our challenge-developing an ecomind -- Thought trap 1: no-growth is the answer! -- Thought trap 2: "consumer society" is the problem -- Thought trap 3: we've hit the limits of a finite Earth -- Thought trap 4: we must overcome human nature to save the planet -- Thought trap 5: to save our planet, we have to override humanity's natural resistance to rules -- Thought trap 6: humans have lost the connection to nature -- Thought trap 7: it's too late! -- An invitation-thinking like an ecosystem -- Cultivating the ecomind: moving into action. Argues that the biggest challenge to survival is faulty thinking about the environmental crises that are affecting the planet and offers "thought leaps" that will transform one's eco-mind.