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“Why should I bother?” to “Yes, we can!”: Risk, willingness, and cooperation in action on climate change

June 2, 2021 2:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Ben Newell (UNSW).  A complete policy response to climate change, habitat destruction, plastic pollution, and other Anthropocene challenges requires action by governments, industries, nongovernmental organizations, and individuals. Attempts to drive change at the individual level often confront reactions like “Why should I bother altering my behavior? And if I do change, will my actions make a difference?” In this talk I discuss the drivers and predictors of individuals’ perceptions of the risk of climate change and how they relate to... View Article