Report Release: Missing the Slow Train--How Gradual Change Undermines Public Policy & Collective Action

Please join us for the release of Robert Olson's report, Missing the Slow Train: How Gradual Change Undermines Public Policy & Collective Action, on April 25th. 

The report, part of the Forgotten Problems Project, discusses the hurdles we face in responding to slow-moving threats and challenges, ranging from the way our brains' wiring evolved to the cognitive biases and social forces that affect our decision-making capacity. 

Robert L. Olson is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Alternative Futures.  He is the primary author of the NACEPT report, The Environmental Future: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities for EPA, the author of Exploring The Future, editor of Mending The Earth, and co-editor of Environmentalism and the Technologies of Tomorrow

For more information, please visit: https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/missing-the-slow-train-how-gradual-change-undermines-public-policy-collective-action


Speakers:

Robert L. Olson, author, Missing the Slow Train: How Gradual Change Undermines Public Policy & Collective Action

David Rejeski, Director, Science and Technology Innovation Program

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Monday, April 25th, 2016
1:00pm - 3:00pm

5th Floor Conference Room

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Wilson Center
Ronald Reagan Building and
International Trade Center
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania, Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

Phone: 202.691.4000

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