Social Sciences

Integrate climate science in your teaching and use these educational resources to teach topics such as:

Climate Refugees, Environmental Migration, Climate Justice, Social Vulnerability, Urban Climate Resilience, Climate Change and Behavior, Climate Change and Children, Agro-ecosystems, Food Security, Human Health and Disease, Climate Change and Cities and more.

A video lecture that discusses behavioural psychological responses to climate change. It focuses on individual lifestyle decisions which are influenced by capitalism, technology advancement, politics, social perceptions and personal gain and benefit; and how this
A chapter from the report, ‘Psychology and Global Climate Change’, of The American Psychological Association that describes human behaviour and its impact on climate change. It focuses on human consumption of natural resources and how
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
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
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
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
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