The narratives we tell ourselves have a powerful role in the climate agency we feel able to take, says Pip Wheaton, Planet & Climate team at Ashoka, based in New Zealand, on Climate Curious by TEDxLondon. 

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Climate doom and gloom got you feeling like it’s too late? That you wouldn’t know where to start anyways? Or that you’re not an expert, so what’s the point? We’ve got the perfect Climate Curious episode for you. Tune in to learn why cognitive dissonance is literally playing with our minds when it comes to climate action.

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Listen to more Climate Curious episodes on the psychology of climate action: 
Why you’re hardwired to dislike climate change, with Kris De Meyer
Why climate doomism needs to stop, with Josephine Latu-Sanft
What is the climate positive movement? with Jessica Kleczka
Why mindfulness is key to climate action, with Sister True Dedication
Why there’s much more to climate action than reducing your carbon footprint, with Kris De Meyer

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