Why aren't we saving the planet?: A psychologist's perspective

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Global warming. Many of us believe that it is somebody else’s problem, that it will affect other people and that other people will come up with the solution. This is not true. "Global" warming is a global problem: it will affect every single one of us and will be only be stopped by a huge shift in our individual attitudes and behaviour. Each time one of us switches on a light, reaches for something in a supermarket, gets into a car or bus, or even chooses what clothes to buy, we are making a choice that can affect the environment. We already know that we need to start making better choices for the sake of our natural world, now.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherRoutledge Taylor & Francis Group
Number of pages269
ISBN (Print)0203840070
Publication statusPublished - 4 May 2010


  • global warming


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