summary of environmental advocacy reading

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School of Environment
Douglas Mac Donald

Reading report 2 Maintaining Presence Environmental Advocacy and the Permanent CampaignSummaryThe main point of Christopher Bosso and Deborah Guber in this reading is that Environmentalists are often not influential enough when it comes to electing a representative party and that there is a loss somewhere between public concern for the environment and policy decisions concerning the environment Their case example was the two term election of George Bush which happened in spite of polled support from Americans on an environmental agenda he was opposed to They provide five reasons explain this phenomenon declining concern low issue salience selective attention ambivalence and issue framing All of these issues are derived from a lack of public knowledge on the actual going ons of the administration They say the New York Times was almost certainly wrong in saying President Bush underestimates the public and its capacity to distinguish rhetoric from reality The media plays a ro
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