Essays on Climate Change And Cultural Transformation

Everything and Nothing: Radical Hope in a Time of Climate Change

I wrote this essay in 2015 as an attempt to clarify my thoughts about extending the aims of the Climate Psychology Alliance - and psychological thinking about the climate crisis - to include the wisdom of the perennial traditions.  The thinking and analytical practices of our modern scientific culture have, arguably, led to the climate emergency.  If there is a new consciousness emerging, then it must embrace a new vision of us - the human phenomenon - not an idealised one, but based on a global psychological and philosophical understanding that integrates both the scientific material knowledge of the modern West with the immaterial, meta-physical wisdom of the East.

Introduction: Global Warming and the Timeless Axis

Awakening: Further Thoughts on Radical Hope