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The Fight To Keep Climate Change Off The Back Burner
The Fight To Keep Climate Change Off The Back Burner

The Fight To Keep Climate Change Off The Back Burner

The world faces key deadlines for climate action in coming decades. But most of us are more focused on the short term — today, tomorrow, maybe next year. So what do we do about that? NPR's Rebecca Hersher explains why humans have so much trouble prioritizing climate change. And Esme Nicholson reports on climate protesters in Germany who are taking increasingly disruptive steps to demand action. In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community. Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

 

The world faces key deadlines for climate action in coming decades. But most of us are more focused on the short term — today, tomorrow, maybe next year. So what do we do about that?

NPR's Rebecca Hersher explains why humans have so much trouble prioritizing climate change.

And Esme Nicholson reports on climate protesters in Germany who are taking increasingly disruptive steps to demand action.

In participating regions, you’ll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what’s going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

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