The Republican Reversal: Conservatives and the Environment from Nixon to Trump
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | James Morton Turner, an Associate Professor of Environmental Studies at Wellesley College will be speaking about "The Republican Reversal: Conservatives and the Environment from Nixon to Trump."
Not long ago, Republicans could take pride in their party’s tradition of environmental leadership. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the GOP helped to create the Environmental Protection Agency, extend the Clean Air Act, and protect endangered species. Today, as Republicans denounce climate change as a “hoax” and seek to dismantle the environmental regulatory state they worked to build, we are left to wonder: What happened?