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Why do Donald Trump and Greta Thunberg take such different stances on protecting the environment? Research suggests age to be a key factor.

We Care Less About The Environment As We Reach Old Age

Professors recorded political attitudes and preferences, and found that environmental concern increased from the age of 18 before peaking around the age of 43. However, growing older made people less likely to place emphasis on protecting the environment and care less about being environmentally-friendly.

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Does Nature Need Legal Rights?

Many argue that climate change is the biggest threat of our time – and there is certainly an abundance of evidence to suggest that we are currently pushing our planet and its' species to the point of exhaustion and extinction. New research indicates that giving nature legal rights could provide a means for it to push back