The Social and Psychological Foundations of Climate Change

Organization: Solutions Journal

An article that discusses how the social sciences can be more involved in public debate, particularly to address the ways in which the public's perception of climate change is influenced by identity and worldview and to overcome individual, organizational, and institutional biases that result from these belief systems.
Naomi Klein explains her thesis that confronting climate change requires a radical shift in politics and the economy, as well as her political philosophy on the cultural worldviews that underlie why people accept or deny climate change.