This reading resource can be used by educators teaching Psychology or Social Sciences to show the psychological dimensions of climate change. It contains six sections that include

information on how people understand the risks imposed by climate change, human behavioral contributions to climate change, psycho-social impacts of climate change, how people adapt and cope with perceived threats due to climate change, psychological barriers that limit climate change action and how psychologists can assist in limiting climate change.

About the Tool

Tool Name Psychology and Global Climate Change: Addressing a Multi-faceted Phenomenon and Set of Challenges
Discipline Psychology; Social Sciences; Humanities; Environmental Sciences
Topic(s) in Discipline Climate Change and Human Health
Climate Topic  Climate and Health; Climate and the Anthroposphere
Type of Tool Reading
Grade Level Undergraduate
Location
Language English
Translation
Developed by American Psychological Association Task Force on the Interface Between Psychology and Global Climate Change
Hosted at American Psychological Association
Link http://www.apa.org/science/about/publications/climate-change-booklet.pdf
Access Online/Offline
Computer Skills Basic

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