What We Think About When We (Try Not to) Think About Global Warming (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
248
Utgivningsdatum
2015-03-11
Förlag
Chelsea Green Publishing Co
Medarbetare
Randers, Jorgen
Illustratör/Fotograf
charts Black and white images and graphs
Illustrationer
Black and white images, charts, and graphs
Dimensioner
234 x 152 x 25 mm
Vikt
494 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
,
ISBN
9781603585835
What We Think About When We (Try Not to) Think About Global Warming (häftad)

What We Think About When We (Try Not to) Think About Global Warming

Toward a New Psychology of Climate Action

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Looks at how, although 98% of scientists affirm that climate change is man-made, only half the population of rich countries believe it, and what we can do about this.
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  1. Ger förståelse och nya petspektiv
    Malin, 3 september 2019

    Lättläst och tydlig. Mycket bra för att hitta nya vägar för dina budskap, information och kommunikation. Bra för dig som kört fast och känner "hur svårt kan det vara" då den skapar förståelse för varför det är så svårt att få till förändring.

  2. Psykologisk thriller om hur vi tänker på klimatet
    ZippySE, 23 juli 2018

    Per Espen Stoknes har skrivit en omfattande men ändå lättläst sammanfattning om beteendevetenskapen och psykologin bakom hur vi tänker och agerar (eller inte...) kring klimatförändringar. Han har dragit samman mängder av forskning inom ekonomi, beteendevetenskap och psykologi och gjorde resultaten begripliga.

    Utöver denna bedrift så har han även utvecklat förslag till hur vi tar oss vidare - hur vi kan hjälpa till med att stimulera en transformation till ett mer hållbart och värdefu... Läs hela recensionen

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Per Espen Stoknes is a psychologist and an economist. An entrepreneur, he has cofounded clean-energy companies, and he spearheads the BI Norwegian Business School's executive program on green growth. He has previously worked both as a clinical and organizational psychologist and as an advisor in scenario planning to a wide range of major national and international businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit institutions. His research interests include climate and environmental strategies, economic psychology, and energy systems. Teaching areas include green growth, foresight and corporate strategy, behavioral economics and expressive arts. He has written three books, including Money and Soul. He lives in Oslo, Norway. Jorgen Randers is professor of climate strategy at the BI Norwegian Business School, where he works on climate issues and scenario analysis. He was previously president of BI and deputy director general of WWF International (World Wildlife Fund) in Switzerland. He lectures internationally on sustainable development and especially climate, and is a nonexecutive member of a number of corporate boards. He sits on the sustainability councils of British Telecom in the UK and the Dow Chemical Company in the United States. In 2006 he chaired the cabinet-appointed Commission on Low Greenhouse Gas Emissions, which reported on how Norway can cut its climate gas emissions by two-thirds by 2050. Randers has written numerous books and scientific papers, and was coauthor of The Limits to Growth in 1972, Beyond the Limits in 1992, Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update in 2004, and 2052: A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years in 2011. Randers lives in Oslo, Norway.