Economics and Environmentalism
Belief Systems at Odds
By Robert H. Nelson
This article appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of The Independent Review.
Economics and environmentalism are secular religions competing for influence in the public square. Greater recognition of the underlying religious character of these belief systems might help in crafting policy proposals with a greater chance of acceptance by each side.
Economic History and DevelopmentEconomistsEconomyEnergy and the EnvironmentEnvironmental Law and RegulationPhilosophy and ReligionPublic ChoiceSocialism, Communism, and Collectivism
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