Climate Change Leadership – MOOC

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Further reading and learning

This is a reference list of optional further readings on the themes of Week 4. Please add your own suggestions at Twitter #cemuscclmooc or Facebook, or at Studium.



Alvesson, M. et al. (2017) Reflexive leadership: organising in an imperfect world. London: SAGE.

Brown, A. M. (2017). Emergent strategy: shaping change, changing worlds. Chico, CA: AK Press.

The Conscious Leadership Group. (2014). Locating Yourself – A Key to Conscious Leadership

Grint, K. (2010). Leadership: a very short introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hopkins, R. ed. (2015). 21 stories of transition. The Transition Network.

Tamm, J. W. & Luyet, R. (2004). Radical collaboration: five essential skills to overcome defensiveness and build successful relationships. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers.


Climate change communication and psychology

Solnit, Rebecca (2023). ‘If you win the popular imagination, you change the game’: why we need new stories on climate. The Guardian.

Forest of Thought (2022). E16 Live: does it still make sense to talk about climate change? // Dougald Hine. [podcast]

McKay, A. (2021). Don’t look up. [film]

Peters, A. (2015). 5 Ways To Convince People To Actually Do Something About Climate Change. Fast Company, December 2015. (Summary of Per Espen Stoknes’s book What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming.)

Stoknes, P. E. (2015). What we think about when we try not to think about global warming: toward a new psychology of climate action. White River Junction, Vermont: Chelsea Green Publishing.

Weinterobe, S. ed. (2012). Engaging with climate change: psychoanalytic and interdisciplinary perspectives. New York: Routledge.

Weinterobe, S. (2021). Psychological roots of the climate crisis: neoliberal exceptionalism and the culture of uncare. New York: Bloomsbury.


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