Psychologists’ report counters doom-and-gloom attitudes on climate change

USC report aims to change on climate change attitudes

Climate change isn’t an inevitable death sentence, and the discipline of psychology must strengthen its ability to act on the issue, new report says. “Addressing the Climate Crisis: An Action Plan for Psychologists” is the result of 15 months of work by a task force led by Gale Sinatra, Stephen H. Crocker chair and professor of education at USC Rossier, who has a joint appointment in USC Dornsife’s Department of Psychology. The 64-page report recommends steps psychologists can take to address climate change and collaborate with other disciplines to make a meaningful impact. Read more