Climate Crisis Digest - December 2023: Ears of Stone: Song and the Ecological Crisis

What has singing got to do with the climate and ecological crisis?
This is the question I have set myself in the writing of this digest. Writing it arose from a post I wrote for my newsletter “the Imaginal Ecologist” called “Sounds heard through an Imaginal Doorway: Ways to Deepen a song”. 

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The Climate Psychology Alliance is Looking For a Young People’s Coordinator

Do you feel, as we do, that the climate and ecological crisis is the defining social issue of our times? Would you like to bring your clinical and professional experience to build programmes that support young people?

We invite you to consider being our Young People’s Coordinator, working with CPA members and with other organisations to develop projects with children, young people and parents in a self-organised and relationship-based working culture. Join us and be part of our work facing the climate, ecological and justice crises.

1.25 days per week over 45 weeks per calendar year at £400/day with a flexible work pattern and start date for eighteen months in the first instance.

More information and details on how to apply, please follow this link (

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NB closing date: 23:59 on Monday 4 December 2023

Interview date: provisional week commencing 11 December 2023.

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Climate Crisis Digest - November 2023: Harnessing the Wind: Ecotherapy is for Everyone

Long ago, as a small child, the wind lifted me and toppled me to the ground when the strong rains came. It was my first experience of natural power.
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Blue sea and blue sky with a large rock from afar
Image credit: Trang Đặng

Climate Crisis Digest - October 2023: The Potentiality of Climate Emotions

In Hummingbird Salamander (2021), award-winning American author Jeff VanderMeer tells the story of a security analyst, Jane Smith, who suddenly decides to give up her job and risk her and her family’s lives for environmental causes. One day, she receives an envelope, 
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icycles against a wall with moss
Image credit: Wendy Hollway

Climate Crisis Digest - September 2023: Sketching an integrative model for climate-based interventions

Eco-Integration is the name of the model I have been developing for the last couple of years. As the word ‘integration’ suggests, this model does not present itself as a “different” way to dealing with the climate crisis, but as a creative synthesis of different influences combined.  It feeds mostly from the work of CPA pioneers like Sally Weintrobe, Paul Hoggett and Caroline Hickman, Ro Randall and Rebecca Nestor, to name a few. In parallel, it is also influenced by Joanna Macy’s The Work that Reconnects, yet, so far, with no open emphasis on spirituality.  
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