Episode 37. How is Climate Change Asking Us to Change?

In this episode Rose and Christine delve deeper into the idea that climate change is happening for humans as much as it is happening to us. What kind of a response does this global existential threat require from each of us?

Recurring segments:

  • Good news stories
  • Unfreeze Yourself Action Tips
  • Sanity Tip to keep you Calm(er) in the face of Climate Overwhelm


Dr Lisa Van Susteren is a psychiatrist with a special interest in the mental health effects of climate change. Website: climateforhealth.org

Essay: We are made for this time. Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Person of Note: Dr. Gundi Rhoades

Book: Charles Eisenstein’s Climate: A New Story

Quote: Healing on any level contributes to healing on every level

Book: Interbeing, Thich Nhat Hanh

Definition: The butterfly effect is an idea that is more commonly used in chaos theory. it shows that a small change can make much bigger changes happen; that one small incident can have a big impact in the future. The idea started from weather prediction. Now the term is used for many things; some are scientific, and some are not. (Wikipedia)

Video: Joaquin Phoenix Best Actor Acceptance Speech

Quote: “Run to the rescue with love and peace will follow.” ~ River Phoenix

Action Step & Sanity Tip: Visit the website Charles Eisenstein’s multimedia series, Climate Inside and Out. Watch at least one video.