Leveraging social cognition to promote effective climate change mitigation

Source: Nature.com

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 07 March 2022; doi:10.1038/s41558-022-01312-w

Human cooperation, which is essential for climate action, is shaped by the social cognition of individuals. This Review examines three mechanisms that play an important role in discouraging pro-environmental behaviours, but which can also provide effective solutions for collective action.