A Widening Gap: Republican and Democratic Views on Climate Change

  title={A Widening Gap: Republican and Democratic Views on Climate Change},
  author={R. Dunlap and Araon M. McCright},
  journal={Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development},
  pages={26 - 35}
  • R. Dunlap, Araon M. McCright
  • Published 2008
  • Economics
  • Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development
  • 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 the conservation of natural resources by establishing national parks and forests, and Democrats have applauded Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s efforts to include conservation as part of the New Deal via the Soil Conservation Service and related programs. Especially notable was how Richard Nixon collaborated… CONTINUE READING

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