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Introducing Climate Psychology: facing the climate crisis
Introducing Climate Psychology: facing the climate crisis

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This free course was written by Trudi Macagnino, Wendy Hollway and Evangelos Ntontis.

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Figure 1: (also Activity 4): A definition of eco-anxiety. In Handbook of Climate Psychology (p. 22) , Psychology Alliance images/ files/ handbookofclimatepsychology.pdf

Section 5 image: Hickman Scale: adapted by The Open University based on: Hickman, C. (2020) ‘We need to (find a way to) talk about … eco-anxiety’, Journal of Social Work Practice, 34(4), pp. 411–24. doi/ full/ 10.1080/ 02650533.2020.1844166


Video: Climate Change and Thirst. Courtesy Shelot Masithi

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