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Why our brains are wired to ignore climate change

By WNYC on February 19, 2018

George Marshall, says that as humans, we are typically good about responding to immediate threats that we can see, but the abstract nature of issues such as climate change can make the dangers more difficult to grasp.

Along with Marshall, WGBH Correspondent Arun Rath discusses why our brains can hinder us when it comes to dealing with the challenges related to climate change.

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