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Stevens' Center for Science Writings honors environmental critics with Green Book Award, April 30
Date:4/29/2008

al contends that the book will surely do more for the environment than any U.N. report or Nobel Prize. WIRED magazine describes it as the best thing to happen to environmentalism since Rachel Carsons Silent Spring. The environmental author Bill McKibben calls Break Through unremittingly interesting, sharp and wide-ranging.

The Center for Science Writings created the Green Book Award in 2006 to draw attention to books that raise awareness of environmental issues. The award includes a prize of $5000, which is underwritten by Turner Corps., the largest construction firm in the world and a leader in green engineering. Judges include the staff of the CSW in consultation with Friends of the CSW, a group of leading science journalists (including Revkin). Harvard biologist Edward O. Wilson received the first Green Book Award last May for his book, The Creation.


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