Why things don’t change:
1.) Humans have evolved to think in terms of the Here-and-Now.
This type of thinking is incompatible with solving problems whose true and full impact will not be felt until decades later.
“…Uncertainty reduces the frequency of pro-environmental behavior. People interpret uncertainty in ways that serve their self-interest. We undervalue geographically distant risks.”
2.) Ideologies blind Humans to unbiased thinking.
Examples of ideologies are religions (God controls every outcome), belief in [...]