In my middle teens I was a tremendous enthusiast for the ideas of EF Schumacher and his book Small is Beautiful, the idea of Self Sufficiency as propounded by John Seymour, the ecological agenda; and I had also read the precursors of this nascent 'Green' movement with William Cobbett (1763-1835) with his Rural Rides and Cottage Economy; the work of Henry David Thoreau such as Walden and his Journals; and the utopian socialism of William Morris (A Dream of John Ball and News from Nowhere).
However, this stream is now polluted and almost all of the modern 'Greens' are (fanatically-) devoted to membership of the European Union (with a single massive and unopposed European Government, Law, Currency, Economic policy, Population and - now Military), multi-national institutions such as the United Nations and World Health Organisation; international laws - and in general massive, powerful and total bureaucracy.
This old strand of traditionalist, small scale, simple, local and rurally-oriented patriotic 'environmentalism' became utterly (and with barely a protest) dominated and subverted by the New Left with its unquestioning adherence to antiracism = unlimited mass immigration = social destruction and replacement; the marriage and family-busting agendas of feminism and the sexual revolution; and an environmentalism based upon the fake science and world-control fantasies of Carbon Dioxide-caused Anthropogenic Global Warming - aspiring to monitor and regulate every living thing on the planet.
After half a century; 'Green' Environmentalism is merely an Establishment tool, a spearhead of the billionaire 'Illuminati' of the evil global conspiracy.
The only uncorrupted heirs of Small is Beautiful are apparently the 'Distributists' - such as Joseph Pearce or the late Stratford Caldecott, or Albion Awakening's own John Fitzgerald - these being traditionalist Roman Catholics who derive their intellectual ancestry from Hillaire Belloc (e.g. The Servile State), and the dream of a truly Merrie England so vividly described and advocated by GK Chesterton.
As seems universal, only those whose beliefs are underpinned by traditionalist, patriarchal and family-oriented religion have proven both willing and able to avoid the self-deceptive lies and inversions of the modern secular-Left corporate-media-state complex.
Meanwhile most of the self-styled Green/ Environmentalists are (on the key issues) docile dupes and sinister-sell-outs; indistinguishable from the mainstream soft-totalitarians they claim to oppose but who they invariably end-up supporting.