Climate psychology: Why our brains ignore climate change -and what to do about it





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Streamed live on Aug 30, 2016

with Per Espen Stoknes.

1. Why rational facts are insufficient to create lasting engagement
2. The 5 main psychological barriers stopping climate communications
3. How to bypass the barriers with evidence-based communication solutions
4. Under what conditions will humans take everyday action for the long-term
5. How individual actions do not solve the climate problem, but do build bottom-up support for structural change

Short bio on Per Espen:
Per Espen Stoknes, a psychologist with PhD in economics, director of Centre for Green Growth at the Norwegian Business School. A serial entrepreneur, including co-founding clean-tech company GasPlas, he’s also written several books, among them Money & Soul (2009) and the recent award winning book: What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming (2015).

Photo credit: https://stoknesdotcom.wordpress.com/c...


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