Beyond apocalypse - building trust and creative responses to environmental problems webinar recording

In our eleventh webinar Dr Niki Harre talked to us about getting beyond "fear-based” narratives and how to engage people by promoting positive emotions and empathy, and offer some real life examples. Watch the full recording.

Dr Niki Harre is a professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Auckland. Her recent research projects have focused on sustainable communities and schools, core human values, positive youth development and political activism.

In 2007 Niki edited, with Quentin Atkinson, the book "Carbon Neutral by 2020: How New Zealanders Can Tackle Climate Change". Her two latest books are "The Infinite Game: How to Live Well Together" and "Psychology for a Better World: Working with People to Save the Planet". She is also the coordinator of a three course sustainability module available to Arts and Science students at the University of Auckland.

This webinar was broadcast on Wednesday 11 August 2021.

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