By Peter Dauvergne
Environmentalism consists of countless numbers of foreign environmental teams, millions of nationwide teams, and tens of hundreds of thousands of neighborhood ones. it's also hundreds of thousands of foreign agreements, 1000s of nationwide environmental corporations, and numerous environmental sections in different organizations—from these in multinational organizations to ones in neighborhood and foreign businesses. Such environmental strategies as sustainable improvement, the precautionary precept, company social accountability, and eco-labeling percolate from all of those assets. each year, new principles, refinements, rules, associations, markets, and difficulties proceed to go into into environmental debates and discourses, making it approximately most unlikely to maintain abreast of the alterations consistently occurring.
With this consistent transferring panorama in brain, the Historical Dictionary of Environmentalism strategically skips throughout matters, thoughts, time, companies, and cultures, now not with any pretense of manufacturing a definitive dictionary yet relatively with the purpose of manufacturing an inclusive, wide-ranging, and international historical past of environmentalism. This objective is complete via a chronology, an inventory of acronyms and abbreviations, an introductory essay, and over three hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries.