At the recently-concluded COP 26 talks in Glasgow, there were so many representatives of fossil-fuel companies that together they constituted a larger delegation than any nation.1 What is it like to work for one of these companies, to keep doing business as usual in the knowledge of the terrible damage that it is doing to us all?
At the beginning of 2021, I chose a sequence of three books on the climate crisis. In a sense, I curated some reading to experiment on myself, because I wanted to find out how different kinds of books worked on me.
In a recent article on climate change, fragmentation and collective trauma (2021)1, I suggested that in order to understand the ground from which ‘the culture of uncare and exceptionalism’ (as Sally Weintrobe describes it2) emerged, it may be helpful to look through a trauma lens.
As I joined the Climate Psychology Alliance recently, I thought it would be interesting for this month’s Climate Digest to bring the perspective of someone new to the CPA and new to trying to set up conversation spaces such as Climate Cafés.
- CPA Newsletter June 2021 - Climate Crisis Digest: Emerging Reciprocity
- CPA Newsletter May 2021 - Climate Crisis Digest: Decolonising Loss within Climate Psychology
- CPA Newsletter April 2021 - Climate Crisis Digest: Decolonising Ourselves
- CPA Newsletter March 2021 - Climate Crisis Digest: Water Shortage