Engineering and Ecology: Opening address: Engineering and ecology—what is at issue?
- General Manager, Shell B.P. Todd Oil Services.
Emotion rather than studied reason seems to pervade virtually all discussions of environmental problems these days. "Pollution" has become a loaded word implicitly condemning what it describes. The anti-pollution lobby is vociferous and its condemnation of industry may be dangerously indiscriminate; pollution is an economic not a moral issue.