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The Devastating Impact of War on the Environment: Reading by Gar Smith
Date Tuesday October 17
Time 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
The Green Arcade
1680 Market Street
SF, CA 94102
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorGreen Arcade
The War and Environment Reader provides a critical analysis of the devastating consequences of "war on the environment" with perspectives drawn from a wide array of diverse voices and global perspectives. The contributors include scores of writers and activists, many with first-hand field experience of war's impacts on nature. Authors include: Medea Benjamin, Helen Caldicott, Marjoie Cohn, Daniel Ellsberg, Robert Fisk, Ann Jones, Michael Klare, Winona LaDuke, Jerry Mander, Margaret Mead, Vandana Shiva, David Swanson, Jody Williams and S. Brian Willson.
Published by Just World Books

“Human intelligence, in its unique glory, has contrived two mechanisms to destroy us and much else: nuclear weapons and environmental catastrophe, closely linked. It has yet to contrive the cure for the lethal malady, a task that must be undertaken without delay. The essays collected here explore the depths and imminence of the crises, and outline directions that must be pursued, and urgently.” - Noam Chomsky, Institute Professor & Professor of Linguistics emeritus

Free admission.
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