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Durham University

School of Modern Languages & Cultures

Events in Modern Languages & Cultures

Centre for Cultural Ecologies: Dr Sally Weintrobe 'Heating the Human Climate'

25th February 2019, 18:00, CG083, Chemistry Building, Durham University

The psychology behind climate change disavowal.

Sally Weintrobe is a psychoanalyst and public intellectual who writes and talks on how to understand what underlies our widespread disavowal of climate change. In 2012 she edited Engaging with Climate Change: Psychoanalytic and Interdisciplinary Perspectivesand her current work is on ‘the culture of uncare’. She is a Fellow of the British Psychoanalytical Society (BPAS), a Chartered Clinical Psychologist (BPS) and a founding member of the Climate Psychology Alliance (CPA).

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