Paperback Don't even think about it : why our brains are wired to ignore climate change / George Marshall.
Publication year: 2015
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781632861023 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2014.
A witty, insightful take on an urgent question: why, despite overwhelming scientific evidence, do we still ignore climate change? An Esquire Essential Book on Climate ChangeFrom the founder of the Climate Outreach and Information Network, a groundbreaking take on the most urgent question of our time: Why, despite overwhelming scientific evidence, do we still ignore climate change? "Please read this book, and think about it." --Bill NyeMost of us recognize that climate change is real yet we do nothing to stop it. What is the psychological mechanism that allows us to know something is true but act as if it is not? George Marshall's search for the answers brings him face to face with Nobel Prize-winning psychologists and Texas Tea Party activists; the world's leading climate scientists and those who denounce them; liberal environmentalists and conservative evangelicals. What he discovers is that our values, assumptions, and prejudices can take on lives of their own, gaining authority a
Series title: The world of Norm ; 11
272 pages ; 21 cm