Why The Wiring Of Our Brains Makes It Hard To Stop Climate Change

Third, our political institutions can help people focus on the long view by surveying climate impacts on a regular basis, so that each extreme storm is less a novel event and more a part of a pattern that needs sustained policy attention. One model is California's program of localized climate assessments that inform decisions about land-use planning and development. Another is the Obama administration's regular, nationwide assessments, which are at risk of termination under President Trump.

Source : https://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-victor-amaya-obradovich-why-our-brains-make-it-hard-to-stop-global-warming-20170917-story.html

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