the question : ch.1, p.3

“A key assumption shared by policymakers and environmental activists is that people do not care about and will not support policy to address ecological conditions that they do not deem as problematic. This assumption underlies the significance of understanding the question: How do individuals come to perceive of an environmental condition as a crucial problem?”

Before the Air Pollution Control Act of 1955, ...

Before the Air Pollution Control Act of 1955, air pollution was not considered a national environmental problem. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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