Trinity University Press

Carl N. McDaniel

Carl N. McDaniel is a professor of biology emeritus at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, where he was the founding director of the undergraduate environmental science degree program. He initially studied insect and then plant development, but his scholarly interests shifted to the interface between biology and economics. He coauthored, with economist John M. Gowdy, Paradise for Sale: A Parable of Nature. He lives in Oberlin, Ohio.

Wisdom for a Livable Planet

Carl McDaniel profiles the work and lives of eight visionaries who have dedicated their lives to various environmental issues. Each of their stories provides a portrait of an individual's valiant and inspiring campaign to improve the health of our planet.  The narratives of these visionaries collectively give us hope, and they suggest to us ways to act to create a brighter future for all life....

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