Hard-wired to ignore the climate crisis? | Curio

Hard-wired to ignore the climate crisis?

10 mins | Sep 25, 2019

Why it’s in our nature to leave life-and-death issues to the last minute. Scientists tell us that the atmosphere is full of carbon, the ice caps are melting and everything is dying out, so why do we find ourselves ignoring the climate crisis? Writing in the Financial Times, Simon Ings explains how the human threshold for catastrophe lets us leave everything to the last minute, and whether we can do anything about it.

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From Financial Times