The truth revealed: Environmental bluffs miss big picture
Sometimes "little green lies" bend the truth and become the basis for government policies that harm the environment.
Political movements are often built on literary foundations. Books, fiction or not, have the power to convince us impressionable readers that we face dire threats, such as unclean meat or pesticides.
Desertification is occurring in almost 30 percent of China and salinization affects 10 percent of the nation.