Getting the Next Generation to Fall in Love with the Planet: An Interview with Dan Siegel

March 24, 2016
By Andrew Revkin
Garrison Institute

The first 25 years of my career as a journalist focused on ways to foster sustainable human progress centered on science illuminating the biological and geophysical interplay of people and the planet. But over and over, I came to realize that decisions about addressing, or ignoring, environmental risks were shaped more by communities’ basic needs and individuals’ perceptions than basic scientific “facts.”