The Kernel: This video is part of a series of videos titled ‘The Climate Playbook’. This series is the culmination of 14 months’ work to reveal the playbook behind Climate Inaction.
This Episode One introduces the Top 5 types of resistance to Climate action. It also introduces the framework where they work together towards a common purpose of managing Equanimity. THREE (3) triggers disruptive to our equanimity are discussed as a prelude to understanding our harm-burying strategies.
Paper Providing Ecology of Resistance framework:
Bastian, B. & Loughnan, S. (2016). Resolving the Meat-Paradox: A Motivational Account of Morally Troublesome Behavior and Its Maintenance. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1088868316647562
Papers referenced in the video for 10 Types of Climate Resistance:
Hoffman, A. (2012). Climate Science as Culture War. Stanford Social Innovation Review, Fall 2012.
Pike, C. et al (2010). Climate Communications and Behavior Change: A Guide for Practitioners. The Climate Leadership Initiative (2010)
Brulle, R. & Norgaard, K. (2019). Avoiding Cultural Trauma: climate change and social inertia. Environmental Politics, 28:5, 886-908. https://doi.org/10.1080/09644016.2018.1562138
Ross, L. et al (2016). The Climate Change Challenge and Barriers to the Exercise of Foresight Intelligence. BioScience 66: 363-370. https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biw025
Gifford, P. (2014). Environmental Psychology Matters. Annual Review of Psychology 2014. 65: 541-79. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-psych-010213-115048
Stoknes, E. (2018). The Five Psychological Barriers to Climate Action. Retrieved from https://www.utne.com/environment/psychological-barriers-to-climate-action-ze0z1803zhee
Markman, A. (2018). Why People Aren’t Motivated to Address Climate Change. Retrieved from https://hbr.org/2018/10/why-people-arent-motivated-to-address-climate-change
Swim, J. (2009). Psychology and Global Climate Change: Addressing a Multi-faceted Phenomenon and Set of Challenges. Retrieved from https://www.apa.org/science/about/publications/climate-change