How climate change may impact human behavior



The climate is warming and a great deal of attention has been paid to how this may impact weather patters, storm systems, sea levels and biodiversity. However, how humans themselves react to warmer temperatures has received little attention. We know, for example, that people are less productive and more prone to stress and anger when the temperature warms. We know that, for example, birth rates decline, crime increases and productivity slows.

This video from Bloomberg (via Vubblepop) takes a look at what we know and what we still have to find out about how people may react to a warmer planet.



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