Green Movement Shows Its Age


Those taking part in a survey published this month found so-called Millennials are less concerned about the environment than previous generations. To a certain degree, so-called flower-power during the 1960s and early 1970s was just as much about environmental protection as it was about world peace. But this is not your parent's generation. Those in their 20's, the survey suggested, expressed apathy toward the issue. Rachel Carson's book Silent Spring, published in 1962, argued that wanton use of pesticides was causing rampant environmental…

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