Psychology and Global Climate Change: addressing a mutifaceted phenomenon and set of challenges

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This report examines the role of the field of psychology in understanding and dealing with global climate change. The report explores the psychological drivers for contributing to climate change and the psychological barriers to action in response to the threat of climate change. The report makes policy recommendations based on its findings.

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Creation Date: March 2010
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UNT Libraries
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Environmental Policy Collection
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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 2010
Description:

This report examines the role of the field of psychology in understanding and dealing with global climate change. The report explores the psychological drivers for contributing to climate change and the psychological barriers to action in response to the threat of climate change. The report makes policy recommendations based on its findings.

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108 p. : col. ill.

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Keyword(s): climate change | human behavior | human contributions | human responses | environmental psychology
Added Title: A Report of the American Psychological Association Task Force on the Interface Between Psychology & Global Climate Change
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