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Small actions can add up to meaningful change in the race to avert a climate crisis. But Chicago is lagging when it comes to some of the simplest solutions.

Humans are great at solving immediate problems, less so ones that feel distant. (Credit: Neil Moralee, left, Anna Maria Liljestrand / Flickr)

Humans are great problem-solvers, but climate change doesn’t feel urgent enough, say behavioral scientists. They’re trying to figure out how to change that.