Interview with Katharine Hayhoe: “We haven’t yet reached the tipping point to motivate sufficient action” — @KHayhoe #ActOnClimate #StatusQuoNoMore

Greta Thunberg via Twitter

From The Guardian (Jonathan Watts):

JW: Are there any signs that public opinion is shifting in the US and elsewhere?

KH: We haven’t yet reached the tipping point to motivate sufficient action. But there has been a change. Ten years ago, few people felt personally affected by climate change. It seemed very distant. Today, most people can point to a specific way climate affects their daily lives. This is important because the three key steps to action are accepting that climate change is real, recognising it affects us, and being motivated to do something to fix it. Opinion polls in the US show 70% of people agree the climate is changing, but a majority still say it won’t affect them.

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