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  1. […] -A ‘super wicked problem’ is said to have four key features that makes it more challenging that an ordinary ‘wicked problem’ (see this paper): time is running out (i.e. urgency); those who cause the problem also seek to provide a solution; the central authority needed to address it is weak or non-existent; and, partly as a result, policy responses discount the future irrationally. In addressing such problems the authors contend that we need to find new ways of intervening in the tendency to give more weight to immediate interests over long-term interests (echoing many others). […]

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