PolSci175_Midterm_Review - PS175MidtermReview 07:05...

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PS 175 Midterm Review 07:05 Resources Attitudes on offshore oil drilling before and after the SB oil spill o They were against it before and after based on NIMBY principles o Increased in the 1960s, but people were opposed to it starting in the 1800s o People were never in favor of it in the beginning Kingdon’s Policy Stream Model Need 3 streams to get it on the agenda Policy Streams o Problem Stream Evidence problem exists o Policy Stream solutions o Political Stream Political climate/ willingness to act Public opinion and politicians must be willing to act 3 converge in order to get stuff done Precautionary Principle Overestimating the amount of risk by acting before there is certainty that  something may be environmentally damaging o Taking the side of caution When there are threats of serious or irreversible environmental damage, lack 
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