Introduction: A change of heart, or How I became emotional about climate change Chapter 1: The problem with reason, or Why we need to stop arguing about science Chapter 2: Start being emotional, or The importance of feelings over facts Chapter 3: Green girls, or What we can learn from teens about how to talk about climate Chapter 4: Guilt, or My plastic coffee cup killed the green sea turtle Chapter 5: Fear, or Do wildfires change minds and votes? Chapter 6: Anger is my frenemy Chapter 7: Denial, or The need to be innocent Chapter 8: Despair, or The support group at the end of the world Chapter 9: Hope, or How to get out of bed in the morning Chapter 10: Loss, or Bury me in a carbon sink Chapter 11: Love, or Do it for the birds Conclusion: It's the right time to talk about climate change Acknowledgments Notes Further reading and resources Index
Rebecca Huntley is one of Australia's most experienced social researchers and former director of The Mind and Mood Report, the longest running measure of the nation's attitudes and trends. She holds degrees in law and film studies and a PhD in gender studies, and is a mum to three young children. It was realising she is part of the problem older generation that caused her change of heart and to dedicate herself to researching our attitudes to climate change. She is a member of Al Gore's Climate Reality Corps, carries out social research for NGOs such as The Wilderness Society and WWF, and writes and presents for the ABC. This is her sixth book.