Books et al.Environment

What Powers Have Words?

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Science  02 Oct 2009:
Vol. 326, Issue 5949, pp. 48
DOI: 10.1126/science.1176065

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In this combination of anthology and commentary, Felstiner argues that poetic language effectively leads people to appreciate nature, recognize the imperiled state of the environment, and take steps toward better stewardship of the world.