Sustainability behaviour will be easy to foster if we use terms that are easily grasped across the world
Unprecedented blackouts that hit Texas and flash-floods in Uttarakhand have once again brought the issue of climate change into focus. Since the 1980s, the number of extreme weather events like hurricanes and wild fires have roughly tripled, causing a five-fold increase in the value of property destroyed. If the past is any indication, within a few days, once the visible remnants of these disasters are cleared up, the issue of climate change will go back into oblivion. Why are humans so unconcerned about the planet’s future?