Four Reasons We Don't Care About Climate Change

Thu, 2006-08-10 09:14Richard Littlemore
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Four Reasons We Don't Care About Climate Change

Great, if slightly dated L.A. Times piece by a Harvard psychologist who explains: “Why we're more scared of gay marriage and terrorism than a much deadlier threat.”
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It's a busy week in the campus fossil fuel divestment movement. 

A “sit in” by students at the Washington University of St. Louis enters its third day today. The protestors have camped out underneath their campus's Brookings Archway since Tuesday, demanding that the school cut ties with Peabody Energy — the world's largest private coal company — and its CEO Greg Boyce. 

Boyce was named to WU's Board of Trustees in 2009. One year earlier, Peabody gave the university millions of dollars to help create the Consortium for Clean...

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