The mattress in the road

A recent episode of the excellent Hidden Brain podcast shared a great analogy about why most people aren’t too interested in fighting climate change.

You’re driving down the road, stuck in awful traffic. It’s stop-and-go for 30 minutes, until you finally get to the source of the problem. It’s a mattress in the middle lane, which everyone is having to drive around — but no one is taking the time to remove it from the…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Mickey Mellen

Mickey Mellen

I’m a cofounder of @GreenMellen, and I’m into WordPress, blogging and seo. Love my two girls, gadgets, Google Earth, and I try to run when I can.