Greening the Guys at the Golfing Green: Grass, Gender and Ecology

R drives me through the course in the electric golf buggy, and introduces me to the apprentices, cutting out grass plugs affected by black spot fungus, and replacing them with new grass plugs grown in the nursery. They shake my hand, visibly proud of the work they are doing together. I am a little out […]

Yuk! A Problem with Using Disgust to Engage Environmental Consciousness.

Politically progressive, environmentally minded. Politically conservative, environmentally minded? Well … not so much. This broad alignment between political sensibility and environmental conscious has been researched by American sociologists Feinberg and Willer. This post considers the implications of one of the “strategies of environmental engagement” that their findings suggest.