The Environmental Record of the Soviet Union

  title={The Environmental Record of the Soviet Union},
  author={A. Gare},
  journal={Capitalism Nature Socialism},
  pages={52 - 72}
  • A. Gare
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • Capitalism Nature Socialism
It is now clear that one of the legacies of the Soviet Union was a severely degraded environment. This seems to prove that communism offered no solution to the environmental destructiveness of a capitalist economy. However, what is also becoming clear is that within the Soviet Union there had been a strong environmental movement. This movement was the surviving remnant of something far greater. It was engendered by the Bolshevik revolution as part of the broader tradition of the left-wing… Expand
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