Future tense: how the language you speak influences your willingness to take climate action

  • Astghik Mavisakalyan

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Our research shows that the way in which a language refers to the future has a bearing on environmental behaviour and policies.

A change from a present- to a future-tensed language results in a 20% decrease in an individual’s propensity to ...

Period8 Mar 2018

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  • TitleFuture tense: how the language you speak influences your willingness to take climate action
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Conversation
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustralia
    Date8/03/18
    DescriptionOur research shows that the way in which a language refers to the future has a bearing on environmental behaviour and policies.

    A change from a present- to a future-tensed language results in a 20% decrease in an individual’s propensity to hel...
    PersonsAstghik Mavisakalyan