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Despite Increasing Climate Threats, Climate Anxiety Decreases among Massachusetts Residents

Massachusetts residents have less climate anxiety this year than in past years, according to 2022 data from The Boston Globe. Climate urgency or anxiety, the view that the climate crisis and accompanying natural disasters are causes for concern, impacts issue prioritization among constituents. The Globe article compares the present lack of climate urgency to Massachusetts […]

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Masculinity and Environmentalism: What it Means to Be a Man in America

What does it mean to be a man in America? According to the American Psychological Association’s Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Boys and Men, “components of traditional masculinity such as emotional stoicism, homophobia, not showing vulnerability, self-reliance, and competitiveness” are hallmarks of “growing up manly” in the United States. Men are encouraged to embrace their […]