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Handbook of Anti-Environmentalism

March 30, 2022

CSSN Scholars Riley E. Dunlap and Mark CJ Stoddart published a handbook exploring anti-environmentalism across various societies, while also analyzing those involved in efforts against pro-environmental movements.


This thought-provoking Handbook provides a theoretical overview of the wide variety of anti-environmentalisms and offers an integrative research agenda for future research on the topic. Probing the ways in which groups have organized to oppose environmental movements and pro-environmental policies in recent decades, it examines those involved in these countermovements and studies their motivations and support systems. This Handbook explores core topics in the field, including contestation over climate change, wind power, mining, forestry, food sovereignty, oil and gas pipelines and population issues.

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