Per Espen Stokes – How to Transform Apocalypse Fatigue into Action on Global Warming

By Applied Change


It seems clear now that we need to make a step change in our response to climate change if we are to avert a global humanitarian crisis in the coming years. The global Covid-19 response has shown us how developing our understanding of human behavioural factors is critical to making changes quickly and at scale .

Per Espen Stoknes gives some excellent insights on why we resist making the changes needed address the climate emergency (despite the fact that our future depends on it) and offers some useful tips on overcoming that resistance.

It’s also worth remembering that the lessons discussed here can be applied to any change situation.

Related content

Unlocking Change: Why Psychological Safety is Your Secret Weapon

Psychological safety is the foundation of successful business transformation. Here’s how to empower employees, foster trust and ensure a successful change journey.

Dan Ariely – What Makes us Feel Good About our Work

An excellent TED by Dan Ariely on the importance of meaning to our motivation and therefore our level of engagement and creativity at work.

Dan Ariely: How to Change Your Behaviour for the Better

Why do our behaviours so often fail to live up to our good intentions? Some great tips and ideas to consider when making changes not only for ourselves but in those around us.

A New Direction – Challenging the Misconceptions About Change

It is possible to make changes quickly without causing workplace stress and attrition but it takes a very different approach…

Robin Sharma – The Monk who Sold his Ferrari

An inspirational fable, full of powerful insights and inspiration for living a life of meaning and abundance.

The Intricacies of Strategic Misrepresentation in Project Management

Uncover the complexities of Strategic Misrepresentation in the project management community and how understanding the psychology behind it can pave the way for more successful projects.

Join the conversation