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New Trends in Measuring Environmental Attitudes: Measuring Endorsement of the New Ecological Paradigm: A Revised NEP Scale
Dunlap and Van Liere's New Environmental Paradigm (NEP) Scale, published in 1978, has become a widely used measure of proenvironmental orientation. This article develops a revised NEP Scale designedExpand
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The Social Bases of Environmental Concern: A Review of Hypotheses, Explanations and Empirical Evidence
The Social Bases of Environmental Concern: A Review of Hypotheses, Explanations and Empirical Evidence Author(s): Kent D. Van Liere and Riley E. Dunlap Source: The Public Opinion Quarterly, Vol. 44,Expand
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The Politicization of Climate Change and Polarization in the American Public's Views of Global Warming, 2001–2010
We examine political polarization over climate change within the American public by analyzing data from 10 nationally representative Gallup Polls between 2001 and 2010. We find that liberals andExpand
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Cool dudes: The denial of climate change among conservative white males in the United States
A B S T R A C T We examine whether conservative white males are more likely than are other adults in the U.S. general public to endorse climate change denial. We draw theoretical and analyticalExpand
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Environmental Concern
Past studies of environmental concern have measured the concept in many ways, often assuming that different types of measures are equivalent. In this study the degree to which different types ofExpand
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The “New Environmental Paradigm”
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A Widening Gap: Republican and Democratic Views on Climate Change
Historically, support for environmental protection in the United States has been relatively nonpartisan. Republicans have pointed with pride to Theodore Roosevelt’s crucial role in promoting theExpand
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Defeating Kyoto: The conservative movement's impact on U.S. climate change policy
In this article, we argue that a major reason the United States failed to ratify the Kyoto Protocol to ameliorate global warming is the opposition of the American conservative movement, a key segmentExpand
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Challenging global warming as a social problem: An analysis of the conservative movement's counter-claims
The sociological literature on global environmental change emphasizes the processes by which the problem of global warming is socially constructed. However, the opposing efforts to construct theExpand
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The Social Bases of Environmental Concern: Have They Changed Over Time?1
Abstract Using data obtained from National Opinion Research Center's General Social Surveys (1973–1990), this paper tests two hypotheses concerning possible changes in the sociopolitical correlatesExpand
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