Today, more and more Americans are finding value in going green. Not long ago, Christians disregarded the idea of environmental responsibility, thinking it was incompatible with their faith. Today, however, more and more believers are recognizing that environmental stewardship has been part of God's plan since the dawn of Creation. Green, American Style is a guide to going green that proposes a unique perspective taking into account your values, our country's democratic and capitalistic history, and our ingrained resistance to reining in. Offering more than a simple list of ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle, Anna Clark explores the green movement from the diverse perspectives of business, faith and lifestyle, while showing you the economic, physical and spiritual benefits of sustainable living.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 224 Vendor: Baker Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 0801013348 ISBN-13: 9780801013348 Availability: In Stock
Americans of all stripes are finding their footing in the green movement. What was once a road less traveled is quickly becoming a superhighway as those who were once reluctant find that going green is not about giving up. It's about gaining more money, time, opportunity, health, and well-being even as we preserve the American lifestyle in a rapidly changing world. Green, American Style is a guide to going green and loving it. Its uniquely American perspective means it speaks to readers from their own paradigm, taking into account the largely conservative values of much of this country, its democratic and capitalistic history, and its resistance to reining in. More than a list of ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle, this book explores the green movement from the diverse perspectives of business, faith, and lifestyle, recognizing the economic, physical, and spiritual benefits of sustainable living.
Anna M. Clark is president of EarthPeople, LLC, and an advisor to the Center for Global Sustainability and Ethics at the University of Dallas Graduate School of Management. Clark and her family live in Dallas, Texas, in one of the first Texas residences to earn a Platinum LEED-certified rating from the U.S. Green Building Council.