Stage 2

Men Resist Green Behavior as Un-Manly

Women have long surpassed men in the arena of environmental action; across age groups and countries, females tend to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Compared to men, women litter less, recycle more, and leave a smaller carbon footprint. Some researchers have suggested that personality differences, such as women’s prioritization of altruism, may help to explain this gender gap in green behavior: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/men-resist-green-behavior-as-un-manly/