Article for the Mind & Morality series at the Center for Humans and Nature.

We are not built to solve climate change, but we were also not not built to solve it.

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The anthropocebo effect: a psychological condition that exacerbates human-induced damage — a certain pessimism about humanity that leads us to accept humans as a geologic force and destruction as inevitable.

Jacquet, J. (2013) The Anthropocebo Effect. Conservation Biology 27:898-899. Response to the Edge.org annual question.

How do we encourage personal savings and investment? Answers to this question, revealed through new analyses in experimental economics, provide insight into how to encourage collective savings and investment in our future through ecological conservation. There are three lessons to be learned.

Jacquet, J. (2009) What can conservationists learn from investor behavior? Conservation Biology 23(3): 518-519.