Norwegian psychologist Per Espen Stoknes has studied why so many people have remained unconcerned about climate change. In a Yale Environment 360 interview with Bill Moyers, he talks about the psychological barriers to public action on climate and how to overcome them.
CLIMATE GOALS GAP. A portion of a graphic in a United Nations Environment Program report shows the gap between commitments for cuts in greenhouse gas emissions filed with the United Nations by the world's nations (the orange band) and a track (blue) deemed safe. The gray area reflects projections with no policy. Yellow is existing policies.
Our MDG Monday series continues with a look at Millennium Development Goal 7. MDG 7 focuses on ensuring environmental sustainability because a healthy environment is essential for healthy communities. http://unfoundationblog.org/mdg-monday-millennium-development-goal-7/#sthash.DMcpePge.dpuf
Teddy Roosevelt on the influence of corporate money in politics. Much of the destruction of the environment and global atmosphere is a function of corporate profiteering driven by government influence and subsidies.