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A significant number of New Zealanders overestimate sea-level rise — and that could stop them from taking action

July 19, 2021

“Overestimating the risk of sea-level rise can be as much a problem as underestimating it, because it can lead to public anxiety and feelings of helplessness, rather than motivation to take action to mitigate and adapt.” – CSSN Scholar Taciano L. Milfont and coauthors in The Conversation.

 

 

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