Attached please find the chapter on climate change from my book, “Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout: The Making of a Sensible. Dr. Patrick Moore, the founder and former President of Greenpeace, presented at the Agri-Growth Council Annual Meeting. He discussed. Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout: The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist is Dr. Patrick Moore’s engaging firsthand account of his.

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Nov 08, Meg Orton rated it really liked it. Retrieved 5 June Patrick Moore’s engaging firsthand account of his many dropuot spent as the ultimate Greenpeace insider, a co-founder and leader in the organization’s top committee.

Views Read Edit View history. Write a customer review. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. During this time David Tussman, together with the rest of the founders, early activists of Greenpeace, and the majority of Greenpeace staff-members announced that the board of the San Francisco group intended to separate Patrick Moore’s Greenpeace Foundation from the rest of the Greenpeace movement.

The Best Books of Moore joined the committee in and, as Greenpeace co-founder Bob Hunter wrote, “Moore was quickly accepted into grefnpeace inner confesdions on the basis of his scientific background, his reputation [as an environmental activist], and his ability to inject practical, no-nonsense insights into the discussions.

Congress on the subject of global climate change. He next describes, and in unflinching terms, how he believes this particular environmental entity moved from one exercising worthwhile, brave, and cutting edge challenges to a variety of practices in the 70s notably whale hunting, toxic dumping, and atmospheric nuclear testingto an anti-science, quasi-religious, conflict-dependent entity today. Set up a giveaway. A Chronicle of the Greenpeace Movement.

This book reminded me that there is always more to know and many sides to a story. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Patrick Moore environmentalist. Patrick Moore has a lot to say and he is going to tell it all, no matter what the popular or public opinion may be.


InMoore criticized what he saw as scare tactics and disinformation employed by some within the environmental movement, saying that the environmental movement “abandoned science and logic in favor of emotion and sensationalism. In June, they attended the first UN Conference on the Environment in Stockholm where they convinced New Zealand to propose a vote condemning French nuclear testing, which passed with a strong majority.

We may not agree with Moore’s thoughts on everything. In Confessions Moore persuasively argues for us to rethink our conventional wisdom about environment and, in so doing, provides the reader with new ways in which to see the world. Meg rated it it was amazing Mar 07, Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Apr 29, Olya rated it did not like it Shelves: Included is a 5: The Complete History of the Universe.

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Those of us who love the planet but still want to enjoy the fruits of civilization had nobody to guide us through the maze of myths, half truths and lies that is environmental activism. Journey into the bomb Archived at the Wayback Machine. InMoore testified to the U. Product details File Size: Get to Know Us.

I rate this 5 stars not from a breathtakingly satisfying way, rather so worthwhile, eye-opening, and substantive that it is a must read. Apr 16, Anthony Leutenegger rated it liked it.

Reading Moore, I see a lot of the same views he holds in my own thinking. InMoore was on board the Rainbow Warrior when it was bombed and clnfessions by the French government.

Everyone should read this book. Alexa Actionable Analytics for confeesions Web. Goodreads considers 5 stars as “it was amazing” which somehow implies to me that it is emotionally unsettling, leaving one breathless, or something.

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Patrick Moore’s engaging firsthand account of his many years spent as the ultimate Greenpeace insider, a co-founder and leader in the organization’s top committee. Facts, logic, and a very pro-humans-living-on-this-world measuring stick for assessing right and wrong. Politifacta political fact checking website operated by the Tampa Bay Timesrated Moore’s assertion “mostly false”, remarking that a significant net warming over that time-frame had occurred even though the spread was relatively flat as well as that Moore cherry-picked the time-frame to obscure the overall heating trend.


A must-read for both left and right before we make a tragic final conclusion about global warming–woops, climate change. The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist is Dr. Jun 05, Andrew rated it it was ok. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. At this meeting it was agreed that Greenpeace International would be created. One person found this helpful. No scientific evidence of man-made global warming”. The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist.

Moore’s presidency and governance style proved controversial. Also as a sidenote before I begin to discuss this book I will let it be known that I am a huge fan of Greenpeace and their work.

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Inafter leaving Greenpeace over differences in policy, Moore established a family salmon farming business, Quatsino Seafarms, at his home in Winter Harbour. Retrieved 18 October They have instead entered into inside battles of conflict and made unreasonable choices as well as based decisions and vreenpeace on unscientifically proven theories and speculation.