Why I Don’t Care About Collective Action

Next month, our global leaders meet to sign the agreement they formed at the climate change conference in Paris last year. With their signatures they prove the power of collective action to solve global problems; justifying the countless hours of protest, petition, and playing party politics campaigners went through to pressure an agreement.

Or do they?

Is the Paris Agreement built to last? Or will it disintegrate, built on the foundations of a shoddy system of collective action that was never fit for purpose? Last November I spoke at Confer’s conference on the Psychology of Collective Action on Climate Change to share my deep misgivings about the methods of collective action we currently use, and to point the way to something different.

The talk, ‘Why I Don’t Care About Collective Action‘, is up on Youtube now.

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