Climate and Health

A chapter from the report, ‘Psychology and Global Climate Change’, of The American Psychological Association that describes the impacts of climate change on mental health and well-being. It includes discussions on the following: Psychosocial and
A guidebook of gender-sensitive approaches to climate change policy for city planning. It discusses the different ways in which women and men are affected by climate change. This guidebook includes discussions on gender inequalities such
This reading is a comprehensive overview of how capitalism has shaped our response and reaction to climate change. This book is divided into three parts - Bad Timing, Magical thinking and Starting Anyway. Bad timing
A reading that discusses the impact of climate change on health, security and international conflict. It discusses how climate change can cause the spread of vector-borne disease across geopolitical borders and thus lead to security
As a teacher of Psychology in the Social Sciences, you can use this teaching module to draw a link between psychological bias and climate change.  Through this module students will learn about the ‘MPG Illusion’
An audio podcast of the American Psychological Association where Dr. Susan Claytonto speaks  about the  impacts of climate change on mental health and well-being. The students will be introduced to Clayton’s work on psychological response
An audio conversation between Caroline Hickman and Tree Staunton, hosted by the Climate Psychology Alliance, about the need for climate and environmental awareness in psychotherapy.  This tool can be used to teach your students about
This is an audio podcast of The Guardian on the psychology of climate science denial. This tool discusses psychological barriers and cognitive biases that determine individual responses to climate change. Students will learn about the
A classroom/laboratory activity for Mathematics teachers to teach about Differential Calculus, specifically, about polynomial differentiation focusing on  Tangent Line Problem and Curve Fitting. This activity contains yearly data of the globally averaged marine surface methane
An interactive visualization to observe the effects of a global temperature increase of 4 °C on human health, agriculture, forests, oceans and marine ecosystems, permafrost, water availability, and extreme climate events. Students will observe and
A classroom/laboratory activity to establish the potential link between the geographic distribution of malaria and increasing temperature caused by climate change. Students will use maps and temperature data sheets to determine the locations where malaria
A computer-based game to understand the impact of climate change on health and to determine actions/policies for preventing the spread of diseases. Students will play a game to identify diseases from their symptoms, learn about
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