The word “conservation” and conservative are closely related, but there seems no room for conservationists in today’s radicalized Republican Party-
So-called “conservative” Republican activists are bent on tearing down protections for the land, water, wildlife, and human safety from toxic elements. Below the New York Times blog interviews the head of the group Republicans for Environmental Protection, which has for a time a least lost all of its clout among tea-partyized Republican activists and elected officials.
‘Republicans for Environmental Protection’ – Endangered Species? By Andrew C. Revkin. Dot Earth. New York Times.