Numerous psychological barriers are to blame, the task force found, including: uncertainty over climate change, mistrust of the messages about risk from scientists or government officials, denial that climate change is occurring or that it is related to human activity.Psychological barriers hobble climate action - Yahoo! News UK
Other factors include undervaluing the risk. Even though an international study showed many people believe environmental conditions will worsen in 25 years, that could lead some to conclude that they don't have to make changes now.
Thursday, August 06, 2009
Psychological barriers hobble climate action - Yahoo! News UK
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