Coates’ Nature was a pretty dense, and a little difficult to read. He gave a pretty thorough discussion on the Western development and historical views on nature and the attachment of morals to it, largely through religion.
Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh is going through hearings to determine if he will become a Supreme Court justice. One of the topics he has to answer is environmental policy. He may have a different interpretation of previously decided court cases, such as ones involving the Clean Air Act.