Should we ban boycotts on environment-harming firms

Laurance, William (2014) Should we ban boycotts on environment-harming firms. University World News, 16 May 2014 (320).

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[Extract] Environmental groups such as Greenpeace often feel like an undersized David battling corporate Goliaths. Yet these eco-groups are winning some important battles with environment-harming firms because they have a hefty stone to sling – consumer boycotts. Now some politicians want to make these boycotts illegal – to take away David's stone. Is this right or wrong?

Item ID: 35230
Item Type: Article (Editorial)
ISSN: 1756-297X
Keywords: Australia, divestment, environmental boycotts, global warming
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2015 01:22
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050202 Conservation and Biodiversity @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960899 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of Environments not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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