However it might actually be nearer to an aberration. Forged within the crucible of Vietnam- and Civil Rights-era protest motions, and melding the traditions of Henry David Thoreau and Teddy Roosevelt using the ideals for the 1960s counterculture, United states environmentalism bears small resemblance to a few of its presumed allies abroad.
A longstanding cultural relationship between Nature and Nation permeates environmental debate with a nativist sentiment stronger than is typically visible in the United States across Europe, for example.
In Germany, starting all over change for the 20th century, die Wandervogel (the climbing birds) started to coalesce around a disdain for modernity and an enchanting conception of this nation’s Teutonic past that is agrarian. (więcej…)