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Living in Climate Truth – The Climate Psychologist
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The Climate Psychologist

Living in Climate Truth

Leading the Public into Emergency Mode: A New Strategy for the Climate Movement


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Allies! I am very pleased to share my new paper with you. Available as an Illustrated PDF or Text Only– below What Leaders of the Climate Movement are saying about “Leading the Public into Emergency Mode” With unique skills as…

Reflections on Mobilization: Video of Me and Ezra


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While in Iowa for The Climate Mobilization’s highly successful Climate Emergency Caucus, Ezra Silk and I took some time to reflect on how The Climate Mobilization got started,  and the theoretical and moral underpinnings of our efforts. One issue that kept…

Introducing the Emergency Climate Movement


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I am very pleased that my article, The Emergency Climate Movement has been shared on EcoWatch more than 600 times. I am working to get it posted on other blogs, too, so why not start with The Climate Psychologist 🙂…

The Transformative Power of Climate Truth: Updated w Encyclical Material


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I published “The Transformative Power of Climate Truth”  3 months ago. This updated version addresses, Laudato Si Pope Francis’ recent Encyclical, which is one of the most profound, and sure most powerful, statements of climate truth that has ever been made.…

The Climate Psychologist, now on Video and Radio


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I have been very busy planning 6.14 National Climate Mobilization Day, in which Mobilizers in more than 15 US cities, as well as Paris and Mexico, demand WWII scale climate mobilization! Join us! Take the Pledge to Mobilize from me!…

The Transformative Power of Climate Truth


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7/29/15  An updated version of this essay now exists! It includes material from Pope Francis’ Encyclical on our Common Home, Laudato Si, as well as updated news of The Climate Mobilization’s recent successes. I strongly recommend you read that version!…

The Science of Climate Crisis: Recount by David Spratt


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The Climate Mobilization has been very influenced by David Spratt and Philip Sutton, our allies in Australia. Their book, Climate Code Red, Spratt’s ongoing work on the blog Climate Code Read, and Sutton’s expert counsel helped us arrive at the…

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


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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…

Living in Climate Truth: Updated


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Updates Living in Climate Truth is, I believe,  the most widely read article I have written. Originally published on Alternet, it was viewed more than 10,000 times and received more than 1,400 shares on Facebook, and was featured on EcoBuddhism. It…

Fred Branfman: Remembering an Ally


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Fred Branfman, a lifelong activist and dedicated Climate Mobilizer, died two weeks ago of ALS. May he rest in peace. During the Vietnam War Fred exposed the US bombing campaign in Laos, making every attempt to stop the assault on…

We Marched Together in Climate Truth, Together: Now We Mobilize


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Attending the People’s Climate March was exhilarating for many reasons. In the coming months, we must not let the feeling dissipate, as media attention languishes, and the memory of the march slips away. The question is how. I was there…

Are You in Climate Change Denial? Three Signs to Look For


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A slightly shorter version of this post was published yesterday on the Psychology Today blog, “Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action”  It is easy to scoff at climate change “deniers”—people who refuse to believe the scientific consensus that fossil fuel emissions are…

“Moral Power for Climate Action” Video from Climate Collaborative


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This is a Climate Psychologist milestone! While I have, until now, posted only original content, this video, by Climate Collaborative provides a fantastic reason to change it up. Moral Power for Climate Action From the video: “When I look at my…

Learning about Climate Change is a Revolutionary Act: Top 5 Books to Educate and Empower


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You “know” that climate change exists. But how much do you really know? How current is your information? How deep is your understanding? Because climate change is terrifying, we have the tendency to purposefully not learn more about it, to…

Living in Climate Truth, Sections I-V


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 I Introduction Our society is living within a massive lie. The lie says, “Everything is fine and we should proceed with business as usual. We are not destroying our climate and, with it, our stability and our civilization. We are…


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