by Einar Du Rietz About 50 years ago, the book Silent Spring, by Rachel Carson was published, and triggered an environmental debate that has been going on since then. Lot’s of articles are written about this these days, and, Cato Institute, among others, has published an essay collection. Carson passed away in 1964, and I [...]
CFACT Europe recently released The Climate Hysteria – What’s It All About? The New Nairobi Report on Climate Change, Climate Hoax and Climate Madness by Senior Advisor Michael Limburg
CFACT is proud to offer its German translation of Alex A. Avery’s The Truth About Organic Foods Two years ago, the the most talked about book on organic foods in over a decade was issued in English – now, with the support of CFACT Europe, it is available to the 100 Million or so German speaking [...]
Continuing its growth as an important resource on environmental issues, CFACT Europe recently released its latest publication entitled The Climate Catastrophe – What Is It All About? The Nairobi Report on Climate Change, Climate Madness and Climate Hoax. Click to purchase (German) This provocative booklet examines the latest political developments surrounding the issue of climate change [...]
HOLGER J. THUSS (JENA) With 150.000 copies and about twice as many readers every day, the Swiss newspaper Neue Zuercher Zeitung is not only the largest Swiss newspaper, but also the most respected daily paper among the German-speaking Europeans. Under the headline “Eco-imperialism at the expense of the poor,” it also was the first major [...]
On October 11, CFACT Europe’s Executive Director Dr. Holger Thuss presented Edgar Gaertner’s new “Eco-Nihilism. A Critique of Political Ecology” (Öko-Nihilismus. Eine Kritik der Politischen Ökologie) at a private reception in the Brussels Renaissance Hotel. The many invited guests, mainly from the media, like-minded think tanks and assistants of MEPs, were able to listen to [...]
For the first time ever, a book supported by CFACT Europe entered the book charts. Last week, Edgar Gaertner’s “Eco-Nihilism: A Critique of Political Ecology” appeared on #20 of the BOD book charts in non-fiction. Even better: in this week’s charts, the book defended its position. “The example of Edgar Gaertner’s book shows that the [...]
Every Monday, Deutschlandfunk (DLF), Germany’s national information radio station rewiews what it considers the nation’s most important political literature. On June 16, between Czech President Vaclav Havel’s autobiography, and a book by Alice Schwarzer (Germany’s most prominent feminist) Edgar Gaertner’s “Eco-nihilism” was presented and reviewed for the listeners.
One of Austria’s largest daily’s commemorated Earth Day with an extensive review of Edgar Gaertner’s new Öko-Nihilismus: Eine Kritik der Politischen Ökologie (Eco-nihilism: A Critique of Political Ecology). The review appeared in The Linz-based “Oberösterreichische Nachrichten” (OÖN) , which also interviewed the author. The book was published with support from CFACT Europe.
CFACT Europe’s German edition of Paul Driessen’s Eco-imperialism: Green Power – Black Death received a lengthy review in Die Idee, published by the Junge Schweizerische Volkspartei [JSVP] (Young Swiss People’s Party). CFACT Europe is proud to join the political debate in one of the world’s oldest democracies. The JSVP has approximately 5.800 members and is the youth [...]
CFACT Europe Challenges Environmentalist Orthodoxy with "Eco-Nihilism: A Critique of Political Ecology"
In the 1970s and 80s, environmental policies rose to prominence as environmentalists scored many political victories. But our successes in cleaning rivers and air pollution were unfortunately followed by an environmental populism that led to an intellectual and economic downward spiral, often driven by fears of approaching ecological cataclysm. This devolution of the environmental movement [...]