Lester W. Milbrath is the Director of the Research Program in Environment and Society and Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is the author of The Washington Lobbyists, Political Participation, The Politics of Environmental Policy, and Environmentalists: Vanguard for a New Society.
"As we approach the year 2000 it seems clear that the questions
raised in this book will become increasingly prominent in public
and political discourse. Already, public awareness of the danger
posed by a global warming trend, depletion of the upper ozone
layer, and acid precipitation (just to name the most obvious
situations) is being heightened daily by media coverage.
Realization of the nature of these problems will lead to a search
for change. This book, I believe, could be widely accepted as one
guide to that change." - Sally C. Lerner, University of
"It addresses the contemporary environmental crisis, providing a well-considered scenario for a world-cultural transformation that might move toward a solution not only to the environmental problem but to other troublesome aspects of our times as well."-Richard D. Schwartz, Syracuse University