Multinational Monitor

MAR/APR 2009
VOL 30 No. 2


A New Life for the IMF: Capitalizing on Crisis
by Robert Weissman


Burden of Proof: The Precautionary Principle
an interview with Peter Montague

A Carbon-Free Future
an interview with Arjun Makhijani

Green Stimulus
an interview with Robert Pollin

The Green Chemistry Revolution
an interview with Paul Anastas

A Bias to the Local: The Subsidiarity Principle
an interview with Jerry Mander


Behind the Lines

Big Ideas to Save the Planet

The Front
Global Job Meltdown - Prosecution Prognosis

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Greed At a Glance

Commercial Alert

Names In the News



Organizations Publications

Environmental Research Foundation

The Center for Health, Environment and Justice
P.O. Box 6806
Falls Church, VA 22040

Science and Environmental Health Network
P.O. Box 282
217 Welch Avenue, Suite 101
Ames, IA 50014

Health Care Without Harm
1901 North Moore Street, Suite 509
Arlington, VA 22209

Lowell Center for Sustainable Production
University of Massachusetts Lowell
One University Avenue
Lowell, MA 01854

Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition
760 North First Street
San Jose, CA 95112

Basel Action Network
122 South Jackson Street, Suite 320
Seattle, WA 98104

Global Anti-Incineration Alliance
1958 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704

Institute for Energy and Environmental Research
6935 Laurel Avenue, Suite 201
Takoma Park, MD 20912

Sustainable Energy and Economy Network (SEEN)
Institute for Policy Studies
1112 16th Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036

Friends of the Earth
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036

Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering
Yale University
P.O. Box 208107
New Haven, CT 06520-8107

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)
University of Massachusetts
Gordon Hall
418 N. Pleasant Street, Suite A
Amherst, MA 01002

International Forum on Globalization
1009 General Kennedy Avenue #2
San Francisco, CA 94129

Institute for Local Self-Reliance
927 15th Street, NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20005

Center for Economic and Policy Research
1611 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20009

Third World Network
131, Jalan Macalister
10400, Penang

Health GAP
(Global Access Project)
429 West 127th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10027

750 First Street, NE, Suite 1040
Washington, DC 20002

Bretton Woods Project
Hamlyn House
Macdonald Road
London N19 5PG

Jubilee USA Network
212 East Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20003

ActionAid International, USA
1420 K Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005

Essential Action
P.O. Box 19405
Washington, DC 20036

Precautionary Politics: Principle and Practice in Confronting Environmental Risk
By Kerry H. Whiteside
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006

Precaution, Environmental Science and Preventive Public Policy
Edited by Joel Tickner
Washington, DC: Island Press, 2003

Protecting Public Health and the Environment: Implementing the Precautionary Principle
Edited by Carolyn Raffensperger
and Joel Tickner
Washington, DC: Island Press, 1999

Doubt is Their Product: How Industry's Assault on Science Threatens Your Health
By David Michaels
New York: Oxford University Press, Inc., 2008

Carbon-Free and Nuclear-Free: A Roadmap for U.S. Energy Policy
By Arjun Makhijani
Muskegon, MI: RDR Books, 2007

Forecast: The Consequences of Climate Change, from the Amazon to the Arctic, from Darfur to Napa Valley
By Stephan Faris
New York: Henry Holt, 2008

Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change
By Elizabeth Kolbert
New York: Bloomsbury, 2006

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
By William McDonough
New York: North Point Press, 2002

Green Plastics: An Introduction to the New Science of Biodegradable Plastics
By E. S. Stevens
Princeton, NJ:
Princeton University Press, 2001

Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice
By Paul Anastas and John Warner
New York:
Oxford University Press, 1998

Green Chemistry: Challenging Perspectives
By Paul Anastas and Pietro Tundo
New York:
Oxford University Press, 2000

Green Chemistry and Engineering
By Mukesh Doble and Anil Kumar
St. Louis: Academic Press, 2001

Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature
By Janine Benyus
New York: Harper Perennial, 2002

Green Recovery: A Program to Create Good Jobs and Start Building a Low-Carbon Economy
By Robert Pollin, James Heintz, Heidi Garrett-Peltier and Helen Scharber
Washington, DC: Center for American Progress and Political Economy Research Institute, 2008

The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems
By Van Jones
New York: HarperOne, 2008

Localist Movements in a Global Economy: Sustainability, Justice, and Urban Development in the United States
By David J. Hess
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009

Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
By Bill McKibben
New York: Holt Paperbacks, 2008

The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition
By Michael Shuman
San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2006

Alternatives to Economic Globalization: A Better World Is Possible
By John Cavanagh and
Jerry Mander, et. al.
San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2004

The Party's Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies
By Richard Heinberg
Gabriola Island, BC:
New Society Publishers, 2005

PowerDown: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World
By Richard Heinberg
Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers, 2004

The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century
By James Howard Kunstler
New York: Grove Press, 2006

The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability
By James Gustave Speth
New Haven:
Yale University Press, 2008

The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning
By James Lovelock
New York: Basic Books, 2009

The Long Thaw: How Humans Are Changing the Next 100,000 Years of Earth's Climate
by David Archer
Princeton, NJ:
Princeton University Press, 2008

Fruitless Fall: The Collapse of the Honey Bee and the Coming Agricultural Crisis
By Rowan Jacobsen
New York: Bloomsbury, 2008

Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization
By Lester Brown
New York: Norton, 2008


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