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
E-mail: [email protected]

The Center for Health, Environment and Justice
P.O. Box 6806
Falls Church, VA 22040
E-mail: [email protected]

Science and Environmental Health Network
P.O. Box 282
217 Welch Avenue, Suite 101
Ames, IA 50014
E-mail: [email protected]

Health Care Without Harm
1901 North Moore Street, Suite 509
Arlington, VA 22209
E-mail: [email protected]

Lowell Center for Sustainable Production
University of Massachusetts Lowell
One University Avenue
Lowell, MA 01854
E-mail: [email protected]

Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition
760 North First Street
San Jose, CA 95112
E-mail: [email protected]

Basel Action Network
122 South Jackson Street, Suite 320
Seattle, WA 98104
E-mail: [email protected]

Global Anti-Incineration Alliance
1958 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
E-mail: [email protected]

Institute for Energy and Environmental Research
6935 Laurel Avenue, Suite 201
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Email: [email protected]

Sustainable Energy and Economy Network (SEEN)
Institute for Policy Studies
1112 16th Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: [email protected]

Friends of the Earth
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: [email protected]

Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering
Yale University
P.O. Box 208107
New Haven, CT 06520-8107
E-mail: [email protected]

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)
University of Massachusetts
Gordon Hall
418 N. Pleasant Street, Suite A
Amherst, MA 01002
E-mail: [email protected]

International Forum on Globalization
1009 General Kennedy Avenue #2
San Francisco, CA 94129
E-mail: [email protected]

Institute for Local Self-Reliance
927 15th Street, NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
E-mail: [email protected]

Center for Economic and Policy Research
1611 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20009
E-mail: [email protected]

Third World Network
131, Jalan Macalister
10400, Penang
E-mail: [email protected]

Health GAP
(Global Access Project)
429 West 127th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10027
E-mail: [email protected]

750 First Street, NE, Suite 1040
Washington, DC 20002
E-mail: [email protected]

Bretton Woods Project
Hamlyn House
Macdonald Road
London N19 5PG
E-mail: [email protected]

Jubilee USA Network
212 East Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20003
E-mail: [email protected]

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

Essential Action
P.O. Box 19405
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: [email protected]

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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