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We must develop pro-environmental habits

UNSW - Vision for the Anthropocene

My vision for the Anthropocene is for us all to develop pro-environmental habits. For us to be able to ‘do the right thing by the environment’ without having to think about it. How are we, both as individuals and as a society, going to achieve this goal?

People may risk living in disaster zone if they think threat is a once-in-a-lifetime event

ABC News

This article discusses Newell et al. 2015 published in Nature Climate Change on how people perceive the risk of rare disasters.

Psychology provides insight into why people doubt climate change

Sydney Morning Herald

This article discusses Newell & Pitman 2010 on how numerical information about climate change influences beliefs about anthropogenic climate change.

Think, blink or sleep

TIME Magazine & The Independent

These articles from TIME Magazine and The Independent discusses our paper Think, blink or sleep on it? The impact of modes of through on complex decision making published in the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.