Failing at Balance

Four decades ago, widespread public alarm about air and water pollution, pesticides, toxins, and the extinction of endangered species inspired Congress to pass landmark legislation for the protection of human health and the environment. But today’s environmentalism looks different. Policymakers and the advocacy community have largely moved on to the issue of climate change, but most Americans have not joined them.

"Who Cares About Climate Change?" in Boston Review (via bostonreview)