The ticking clock: climate trauma in organisations

The ticking clock: climate trauma in organisations

Join us for this hybrid Lunchtime Talk with Dr. Rebecca Nestor


Wednesday 20 September 2023, 1pm — 2.30pm

What is the experience of people who work on climate change, and what are the organisational dynamics that may affect them?

Such people are doing important work. Humanity needs the world’s climate scientists, climate communicators and campaigners, and sustainability professionals, who persist — against the odds — in studying, exploring and explaining the realities of what is happening to our collective home and what action is needed. The psychological impact of the climate crisis — its urgency, its size and scale, the moral injury and collective trauma associated with it — shapes organisational culture and working experience in specific and difficult ways. 

This talk will draw on the speaker’s doctoral research, and on other studies, to offer a flavour of what it feels like to work in this field and to suggest what kinds of support and interventions may be needed to enable this necessary work to continue.

Dr Rebecca Nestor is a facilitator and organisational consultant with a particular focus on supporting those who are facing the climate crisis. She is a board member of the Climate Psychology Alliance, where she leads on talks, consultancy and climate cafés; and a visiting lecturer on the master’s and doctoral programmes in organisational consultancy at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust.

Email rebecca@rebeccanestor.co.uk

social media @RebeccaClimate

You can join this hybrid event either in person in our office in London, or online via Zoom. Please choose accordingly when you register for your ticket.

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