Tag Archives: psychology of sustainability

Review: Years of Living Dangerously

This evening, I was lucky enough to catch the DC preview of Years of Living Dangerously, James Cameron’s new climate change documentary show. (I was not lucky enough to realize in advance that the preview took place during the World … Continue reading

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Where Do Green Minds Come From?

My earliest deliberate piece of environmental activism was nagging my parents about recycling. This was before recycling moved into the category of “chores liberal households do by default.” Certainly a different era from my current household, where our biggest recycling … Continue reading

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Building the Internet of (Sustainable) Things

This morning I went to Challenge.gov’s 3rd anniversary celebration, at which they accepted this year’s Innovations in American Government Award from the Asch Center. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend included, in her list of awesome things to come out of federal challenges, … Continue reading

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Should Climate Communicators Get “On Message”?

Last week I went to a talk by Joe Romm—a really excellent evening discussing climate communication with a guy who has a fair amount of experience doing it right.  We got to see the trailer for Years of Living Dangerously, … Continue reading

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Why Green Minds?

In 2005, I was an assistant professor of psychology at a small midwestern tech school.  I was fascinated with the ways that we rewrite our perceptions of the world to fit our beliefs and expectations, to fit our memories into … Continue reading

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