These Climate Emotions resource recommendations were compiled by Jessica Morthorpe and shared as part of our Nov 2021 Digital Seminar 'Acknowledging our Emotions in Pursuing a Safe Climate'.


Climate Emotions and Psychology Books:

Jonica Newby (Australian) Beyond Climate Grief: A journey of love, snow, fire and an enchanted beer can

Hannah Malcolm (Christian) Words for a Dying World: Stories of Grief and Courage from the Global Church

Sarah Jaquette Ray - A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety : How to keep your cool on a warming planet

Sally Gillespie (Australian) Climate Crisis and Consciousness: Re-imagining Our World and Ourselves

Blanche Verlie (Australian) - Learning to Love with Climate Change: From Anxiety to Transformation, PDF available to download free

Sally Weintrobe Psychological Roots of the Climate Crisis

Ayana Elizabeth Johnson & Katharine K. Wilkinson - All We Can Save: Truth, Courage and Solutions for the Climate Crisis

Katharine Hayhoe (Christian Climate Scientist) Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World

Margaret Klein Salamon Facing the Climate Emergency

Leslie Davenport and Jessica Smith - All the Feelings Under the Sun: How to deal with climate change (for tweens)

Megan Herbert and Michael E. Mann - The Tantrum that Saved the World (picture story book)

Chris Johnstone and Joanna Macy - Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re in Without Going Crazy

Kimberly Nicholas - Under the Sky We Make: How to be Human in a Warming World


PDF documents

ACTIVATE - Australian Psychological Society (APS)

Climate Change Empowerment Handbook - (APS)

Coping with Climate Change Distress APS, PSC, ACF, The Climate Reality Project

Let’s Speak Out - Psychology for a Safe Climate (PSC)