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Strategy – The Climate Psychologist
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The Climate Psychologist

Strategy

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…

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: Illustrated (and updated)


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I am extremely pleased to announce The Transformative Power of Climate Truth, Illustrated Version! The main addition here are the beautiful illustrations and formatting are by Katharine Woodman-Maynard, The Climate Mobilization’s lead graphic designer. This version is updated to reflect recent…

Mobilize Iowa: The Climate Mobilization Enters Presidential Politics


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The Climate Mobilization is ready to enter presidential politics, and bring the need for a WWII-scale Climate Mobilization into the national conversation. Ed Fallon, a former 14-year Iowa state legislator, veteran organizer, talk radio host, and accomplished climate activist, has…

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…

First Video! Introducing The Climate Mobilization


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What a weekend! The People’s Climate March was an absolutely outstanding, beautiful experience, and The Climate Mobilization had a great launch! Here is a brief update on our March activities. We talked with tons of Marchers about the Pledge, gained…

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


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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


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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!


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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…

“Launch The Climate Mobilization” Fundraiser (and slideshow!)


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Allies-I have exciting news. The Climate Mobilization is very close to launch. Only one hurdle stands in our way from having TCM website built and beginning to spread the Pledge to Mobilize: we need to raise approximately $20,000 to pay…

Think Before You Act(ivism)


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An important goal of many therapies is for the patient to develop the capacity to reflect before acting. This may sound easy, but when people are overwhelmed by emotional distress, to act is a natural response. The key, then, is…

State of the Blog: Request for Reader Assistance!


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The Climate Psychologist opened to the public one week ago  with the publication of my article  “Living in Climate Truth”/  (alternatively titled) “Our Society is Living in a Massive Lie about the Threat of Climate Change—Its time to Wake Up.”…

Let’s Open Source Strategy for the Human Climate Movement


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Humanity is at a crossroads. Will we go over the cliff of climate change? Will we stay asleep at the wheel, becoming the passive victims of floods, droughts, food insecurity, extreme weather, and disease? Or will we wake up to…

Fighting Climate Change is different than Fighting for Civil Rights: Part I, Strategy Analysis and Critique


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Part I: A Psychologically and Technologically Informed Strategic Critique Introduction: The Human Climate Movement draws much of its strategy and tactics from the Civil Rights Movement; they engage in marches, demonstrations, and similar civil disobedience. For example, scientists and citizens…

Fighting Climate Change is Different From Fighting for Civil Rights Part II, Strategy Proposal


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(Return to Part 1: Strategy Analysis and Critique)   Introduction In the previous section, I have delineated the ways in which the Human Climate Movement shares goals with the Civil Rights Movement, but differs in the barriers to those goals,…


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