- xii, 299 page ; 23 cm
- Additional Authors
- Clayton, Susan D.,Manning, Christie M.,
- Contents: Introduction: psychology and climate change -- PART I. Perceptions and Communication. Perceptions of climate change -- Climate change communication: challenges, insights, and opportunities -- Social construction of scientifically grounded climate change discussions -- A diversity science approach to climate change -- PART II. Responding to climate change. Contributions of psychology to limiting climate change: opportunities through consumer behavior -- Understanding responses to climate change: psychological barriers to mitigation and a new theory of behavior choice -- Environmental protection through societal change: what psychology knows about collective climate action--and what it needs to find out -- PART III. Wellbeing and resilience. Threats to mental health and wellbeing associated with climate change -- Individual impacts and resilience -- Psychological perspectives on community resilience and climate change: insights, examples, and directions for future research.Includes bibliographical references and index.