Why do we find it so hard to take action on climate change?
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BBC The Climate Question Podcast

Why do we find it so hard to take action on climate change?

For decades scientists have warned us about the risks of climate change. Yet humans are badly psychologically designed to face up to the challenge of changing our behaviour. Research shows that constant threats of impending doom make us hit the snooze button rather than waking us up. And our evolutionary shortcomings mean we respond to the threat of immediate danger rather than what might happen in the future. 

So this podcast episode asks what can actually work to help us change our status quo? 
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