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Daniel Gilbert is the Harvard College Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. His research with Tim Wilson on "affective forecasting" investigates how and how well people can make predictions about[…]

Dan Gilbert implores us to take care of the environment.

Question: Collectively, what should we be doing?

Dan Gilbert: Well certainly we are not heeding the canaries in the coal mine. There are harbingers and portents all around us telling us that the environment is fading and fading fast. And we’re still debating about whether to have a commission that wants to think about the possibility of appointing a commission to determine whether there is global warming. How many steps backward can we go?

Recorded on: 6/12/07