A four-party view of US environmental concern

  title={A four-party view of US environmental concern},
  author={L. Hamilton and K. Saito},
  journal={Environmental Politics},
  pages={212 - 227}
  • L. Hamilton, K. Saito
  • Published 2015
  • Economics
  • Environmental Politics
  • Research on US public concern about environmental issues finds ideology or political party are the most consistent background predictors. Party is commonly defined by three groups: Democrats, Republicans, and Independents. Here, using statewide New Hampshire survey data, we elaborate this approach to distinguish a fourth group: respondents who say they support the Tea Party movement. On 8 out of 12 science- or environment-related questions, Tea Party supporters differ significantly from non–Tea… CONTINUE READING
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