On the ambiguities of greening

Look at Mother Nature on the run in the 1970s ...

Neil Young, "After the Gold Rush" (1970)

I am struck again and again by the difficulty of designing an adequate language, an adequate conceptual apparatus to grasp the nature of the problems we seem to be faced with. I worry that last year's conceptual tools and goals will be used to fight next year's issues in a dynamic situation that more and more requires proactive rather than remedial action.

David Harvey, Justice, Nature and the Geography of Difference (1996: 416)

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