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Richard Theodore Ely

Subject: Philosophy

(1854–1943)

Richard T. Ely was born on 13 April 1854 in Ripley, New York, and died on 4 October 1943 in Old Lyme, Connecticut. He grew up in Fredonia in ...

Belief Systems

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Encyclopedia of Global Change

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Current Version:
2005

...among them the phenomenally successful, though critically battered, The Greening of America ( 1969 ), by Charles A. Reich , and The Making of a Counter Culture ( 1969 ), by Theodore Roszak . Both were studies of youth as revolutionaries overturning the mechanistic, technocratic world, but both had environmental implications. A few years later, Roszak contributed the foreword to E. F. Schumacher 's Small Is Beautiful: Economics As If People Mattered ( 1973 ), another publishing sensation, which in its advocacy of “intermediate technology” suggested that...

Climate Change Conspiracy Theories

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Joseph E. Uscinski, Karen Douglas, and Stephan Lewandowsky

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Communication

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2018

...in the United States (think, for example, Theodore Roosevelt’s role in conservation or Richard Nixon’s role in creating the Environmental Protection Agency) ( Dunlap & McCright, 2008 ). This began to change in the 1970s and more noticeably in the mid-1990s when opinions both in Congress and in the public began to polarize along party lines ( Brulle et al., 2012 ; Dunlap, Xiao, & McCright, 2001 ; Hetherington, 2001 ; Shipan & Lowry, 2001 ). Historically, many issues in American politics have polarized over time (e.g., Carmines & Stimson, 1989 ); however...

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