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

  • Written by Astghik Mavisakalyan, Senior Research Fellow, Curtin University
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Does the language we speak influence how much we care about the environment? Our new research suggests that the answer is yes.

Speakers of languages without a distinct future tense, such as Finnish, care more about the environment than speakers of...

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