The Climate Psychologist

What Climate Change Asks of Us: Moral Obligation, Mobilization and Crisis Communication

This article was originally posted on Common Dreams   Why are we morally obligated to fight climate change? Climate change is a crisis, and crises alter morality. Climate change is on track to cause the extinction of half the species on…

Rising to the Challenge of Our Time, Together: Introducing the Pledge to Mobilize

Below is Rising to the Challenge of Our Time, Together–the strategy document for  The Climate Mobilization. (Or read it as a PDF) It was written by myself and Ezra Silk, with help from several allies especially Phillip Sutton, who basically wrote the appendix.…

Demands for the People’s Climate March and Beyond: Introducing the Pledge To Mobilize

A Movement and a March: Full of Possibilities The People’s Climate March September 21st will likely be the largest march for climate action that has ever taken place. We should be grateful to the organizers and sponsoring organizations for putting so much…

Yale Poll: Millions of Americans Would Take a Climate Pledge!

Ever wonder: “Who would sign the Pledge to Mobilize? Could such an idea ever get mainstream traction?” This is a crucial question, that Yale’s Climate Change Communication team has helped answer! Their just-released poll shows that: “Millions of registered voters* would sign…