The challenges posed by climate change are profound, and humanity's ability to weather them will depend on whether we can shake old habits. Society can change in the space of a few decades: witness recent civil rights revolutions around the world for race, gender, and sexual orientation that all challenged longstanding dogma. Here, Mann suggests that addressing climate change is similarly tractable.
But the one big difference I think is that civil rights struggles all have visible faces of oppression to challenge people's worldviews. What's the analogue for the planet?