Future Earth: A View from the Rainbow Bridge
We reach out to future generations by mitigating climate risk to them, while they reach us by persuading us to have compassion for them. Both mitigation and persuasion are, therefore, critical to their well-being and our own well-being. They form a feedback loop. As I look closely at the feedback loop, I become concerned that we tend to emphasize mitigation at the expense of persuasion.
KeywordsClimate change Future generations Mitigation Persuasion
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