climate change

A new report published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists claims a sustainable approach to healthcare can provide an answer to some of the current challenges in mental health. The authors outline how climate change could affect mental health services, as well as giving...

Has your professional path reflected personal passions, or has it beena fortuitous one?
A bit of both. When I finished my PhD studies, I nearly abandoned research entirely, thinking what I really wanted to do was become a full-time musician!
I...

Climate change is generally accepted as the largest single issue facing humankind in the 21st century. So why is it then that we, as psychologists, appear to be so quiet on the topic? We believe it’s time that psychology stepped up to the challenge and helped make a...

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC, 2007), a group of leading international climate and policy scientists, has recently concluded that climate change is happening and human actions are making a significant contribution to this change. We probably have less...

The public are concerned about climate change. Typically, surveys from governments, pollsters and universities show that around 80 per cent of adults are very or fairly concerned about climate change. But levels of concern are on the wane – the UEA e-mails affair, the hype...