Discussing psychological solutions to climate change issues is on the agenda for APA's 2008 Annual Meeting in Boston. Two symposia will address the role of psychology in understanding and combating climate change:
Also, Div. 34 (Population and Environmental Psychology) will host symposia related to environmental issues more generally, including:
Div. 34 President Susan Clayton, PhD, hopes the division can act as a network for connecting researchers who want to work together,and for promoting psychology's role in understanding environmental issues.
"We want to make people aware of the psychological impact of climate change and how psychologists can help people adapt," Clayton says.