excerpted from Climate on the Brain
Recorded on September 2014

Dacher Keltner on Protection Impulses


"I think parents, it's hard to talk about climate change to kids because there's an apocalyptic dimension to it, it's catastrophic," says Dacher Keltner, psychology professor at UC Berkeley.  However, health arguments are starting to change that, because it's easier to compel parents to take climate action when it protects the health of their children.

Speakers at this Event

Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley

Author, Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change