Tag Archives: climate change

Article out: transformation, adaptation and universalism

Global Discourse journal have published my article online. It’s a response to an article by Brian Heatley from Green House, Paris: optimism, pessimism and realism. A limited number of free copies are available to download here. Abstract Global efforts to … Continue reading

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Psychosocial & climate psychology research in IPCC reports

Here is an article I recently wrote for the Climate Psychology Alliance website, calling the climate psychology community to action. “Although psychologists have been investigating climate change and related subjects for decades… the value of psychological contributions is not yet … Continue reading

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Bill McKibben is wrong: humans and nature are not ‘at war’

Using war as a metaphor to frame a response to something has a long history: we have the war on drugs, war on poverty, war on terror. Now Bill McKibben wishes us to have a war on climate change. Actually … Continue reading

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Psychosocial factors influencing responses to ecological crisis – seminar 24 Nov Manchester

I’m presenting some findings from my PhD research at Manchester Metropolitan University on Tues 24th Nov 2015, 2 – 3.30pm, John Dalton East Building Room 423, as part of the Sustainability  and Ethical Enterprise Group meeting series. Following my presentation … Continue reading

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Trapped in techno-scientism: is this hindering Manchester becoming an eco-city?

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Just published a provocative new article for Platform which is an online portal for sharing knowledge and intelligence on sustainability across Greater Manchester. I explore this question by beginning at the beginning, with life. But with life comes death, existential … Continue reading

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Overconsumption: values, needs & connection to nature

Earlier this month I read an article Overcoming overconsumption before it consumes us about a new film Consumed – inside the belly of the beast and it triggered some thoughts I’ve been meaning to write about for some time. The article refers to … Continue reading

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