Articles by Bob Doppelt

About Bob Doppelt

Bob Doppelt coordinates the International Transformational Resilience Coalition (ITRC), which helps communities turn adverse psychological and psycho-social-spiritual reactions to climate change into opportunities for growth and renewal.

Using the Climate Crisis as Catalyst to Increase Wellbeing

The harmful human reactions to rising global temperatures go beyond individual psychological problems to include intensifying psycho-social-spiritual maladies such drug and alcohol abuse, child and spousal abuse, aggression, extremism, crime, and violence. For example, research has found that hotter temperatures, on their own, can increase assaults, robberies, burglaries, larceny and vehicle theft.