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Facing Climate Change: An Integrated Path to the Future

Jeffrey T. Kiehl


Facing Climate Change explains why people refuse to accept evidence of a warming planet and shows how to move past partisanship to reach a consensus for action. A climate scientist and licensed Jungian analyst, Jeffrey T. Kiehl examines the psychological phenomena that twist our relationship to the natural world and their role in shaping the cultural beliefs that distance us further from nature. He also accounts for the emotions triggered by the lived experience of climate change and the feelings of fear and loss they inspire, which lead us to deny the reality of our warming planet. But it is ... More

Keywords: climate change, paleoclimate, Jungian psychology, Anxiety, fear

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780231177184
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231177184.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeffrey T. Kiehl, author