climate change

Peaceful protests are often in the news. Black Lives Matter (BLM) is very prominent now, and in 2019 Extinction Rebellion (XR) made headlines. What are the legal and professional implications for psychologists who feel so passionately about moral and social issues like these...

The landscape of work in 2040 will be dictated to a large extent by what we achieve in relation to climate change in the interim. Did we, as humans and as psychologists, manage to control the impacts and keep the average global temperature rise to within the 1.5 degrees above...

Covid-19 has turned our personal and professional lives upside down. For far too many it has brought tragedy and trauma in its infectious wake. The long-term individual economic and social costs are only just starting...

As I book the tickets, species that have only recently been discovered in Australia are now on the brink of extinction because of the climate crisis fuelled bush fires. Extinctions happen...

As the UK gears up to go to the polls in December, the BPS shared its own ‘psychological manifesto’, highlighting overarching priorities for government. In it, they state:

‘Any government serious...

Kim Nicholas (Lund University, Sweden) opened her talk with a reminder of the facts of anthropogenic climate change: ‘It’s warming. It’s us. We’re sure. It’s bad. We can fix it.’ Flying is a major contributor to carbon emissions, while also considered important for a...

A collection of our recent articles and discussion around the role of psychology and psychologists in tackling climate change.

Yawning at the apocalypse
Cameron Brick and...

Act Now. This is the second of Extinction Rebellion’s demands. But who’s to act and on what? Most effort on climate communication has focused on changing individuals’ behaviour, asking: How should scientists, journalists and...

Rose Kent (‘Letters’, September) advises caution when taking action on climate change. It stands to reason for people who heed the warning from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

Maya Gimalova and Martin Milton’s letter ‘Taking action on climate change and environmental degradation’ (July issue), exhorting psychologists to...