Beth Hill is Melbourne based writer, teacher and activist. In 2017, she completed her PhD in anthropology at the University of Sydney. Her PhD explores the various cultural and emotional forces that shape local community responses to climate change following disaster events. Her research is particularly concerned with the disavowal of vulnerability which contributes to climate change denial and disconnection from nature. Beth currently works as a facilitator with the group Psychology for a Safer Climate, and as a mentor for young people interested in social change and spirituality.
Live Talk: Psychology for a Safe Climate — Impact of experiencing bushfire in the era of climate change
January 17th, 2019 | 34 mins 57 secs
black saturday, blue mountains fire, bushfire, climate change, fire aftermath, fire survivor, psychology, psychology for a safe climate, sustainability, wildfire, wye river fire
This episode is a live talk from Psychology for a Safe Climate, grappling with the topic of bushfire, and how to engage with the elephant in the room, climate change, in the aftermath of fire.
November 22nd, 2018 | 45 mins 38 secs
adaptation, anthropology, blue mountains, bushfire, climate change, climate disaster, fire, mitigation, psychology for a safe climate, resilience, sustainability, vulnerability
Beth Hill is an anthropologist, and a member of Psychology for a Safe Climate, a non-profit group of psychologists and other helping professionals who donate their time and effort to helping people deal with the psychological effects of working on the climate crisis.