Published: Jan. 24, 2024

leaf van bovenCU Psychology and Neuroscience Professor and Chair Leaf Van Boven (Social) was interviewed for an article in CU Boulder Today about a paper that was published recently in Nature Climate Change. The publication, written collaboratively with colleagues in CIRES (Cooperative Institute for Research and Environmental Sciences) and elsewhere, examined the extent to which recently enacted federal laws will be able to achieve the predicted results in addressing the climate crisis. The paper discusses how results from social psychological studies suggests the estimates may be overly optimistic. Read the CU Boulder Today article and the full paper in Nature Climate Change.