Even climate change experts and activists are in denial about climate change

Another month, another important U.N. climate change conference. However, even if a deal can be reached – despite the urgent need for it – there is no guarantee that global greenhouse gas emissions will actually be reduced significantly and that dangerous climate change can be averted. Psychoanalytic theory provides disturbing insight into why this may be so – and it is all to do with the split psychological makeup of those who work at the forefront of climate science, policy and activism.

Interesting article by Aanka Batta and Steffen Böhm in Washington Post.