Waxing or waning? The changing patterns of environmental activism

  title={Waxing or waning? The changing patterns of environmental activism},
  author={Russell J. Dalton},
  journal={Environmental Politics},
  pages={530 - 552}
  • R. Dalton
  • Published 28 April 2015
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Politics
Is environmental action waxing or waning? Using the environmental modules of the International Social Survey Program from 1993, 2000, and 2010, two dimensions of environmental activism are described: environmental political activity and conservation behavior. Political activity has generally decreased, but in contrast, conservation behavior has become more common over the same time span. The correlates of these changes suggest that broad societal forces produced these trends, since most social… 

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