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CLIMATE CRISIS NEWS: CALL FOR MULTI-PRONGED COACHING RESPONSE TO THE GLOBAL CLIMATE CRISIS

The scientific evidence for climate change is overwhelming and Alison Whybrow, Zoe Cohen and Linda Aspey have responded, calling on the coaching community to help avert disaster   Seasoned coaches Alison Whybrow, Zoe Cohen and Linda Aspey have declared a coaching climate emergency and are calling for a range of actions in response. Cohen’s posting on LinkedIn of an open letter penned by the trio, sharing their reasoning and proposed actions had attracted 63 comments at the time of going to press. Many signalled their support and shared helpful resources. There was discussion too about whether it’s now acceptable in […]

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CLIMATE HERO – A PROFILE OF CHARLY COX

Charly Cox has found her purpose, her ‘my why’, and focusing on climate change and coaching is the perfect vehicle to get her message across   After much deliberation and trepidation, and push-back from others, systems coach and former photojournalist Charly Cox re-launched herself as a climate change coach. It’s proved to be timely and welcome. Cox had spent two years trying to write her new website “because it felt very edgy to come out as a climate change coach when I’m not an environmental scientist”. Even the day before launching the website at the end of 2013, she considered […]

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THREE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT: SHAKIN’ ALL OVER

An earthquake in England led Neil Scotton to think about climate change – and an earth-shattering conclusion about our profession and planet Earth   It was with great fear of a backlash that in late February I posted on LinkedIn the article which appears in an edited version below. What happened next was extraordinary. Have a read of the edited article, then I’ll share some of the repercussions.   “…the Earth Was feverous and did shake” Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act 2, Scene 3   It’s 04.18am. I’ve just been woken by a bump in the night. Actually, it was an earthquake. […]

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