20 Feb '12, 1pm

The 10 Greenest Presidents in U.S. History

The 10 Greenest Presidents in U.S. History

1. The Father of a Modern Movement theodore roosevelt, presidents, greenest presidents, history, politics president theodore roosevelt In many ways, being green has never been easier, especially for politicians. The vast majority of Americans now say environmental protection is important to them, and few would vote for a leader who explicitly claims to be "anti-environment." But America's highest office has long had a relationship to the planet that is anything but straightforward. Given enormous social, economic and political changes in our nation's history, ranking presidents on green criteria is no easy task. This list couldn't possibly reflect all the issues involved, but it is a subjective look at highlights in the evolution of environmental policy and protection. To begin, when most Americans think of green presidents, they probably envision Theodore Roosevelt (1901-...

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