excerpted from Climate on the Brain
Recorded on September 2014

How Our Brains Process Climate Risk


Author George Marshall discusses how throughout evolution, our brains have been wired to respond to a variety of triggers in terms of risk or threat.  "The kinds of issues that we are set up to respond to through our long, long developments in history are not well met by issues like climate change," says Marshall.

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