Climate change: What have coaches been doing or starting?

Resources for reading, viewing and action

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Climate Coaching Action Day – A number of individuals and bodies are coming together to run a 24 hour ‘Climate Coaching Action Day’ on 5 March 2020

Articles and letters

Zoe Cohen – ‘Where were all the coaches when the planet warmed by 3 degrees?’ Article on LinkedIn (Jan 2019).

Open Letter to Coaches – An open letters from coaching and coaching psychology professional bodies and coach educators, arguing that coaches have a significant role to play in the climate emergency. The letter is written and published jointly by Zoe Cohen, Alison Whybrow and Linda Aspey (Summer 2019).

Alison Whybrow – ‘Regenerative Coaching’ article in Coaching at Work magazine (Nov 2019).


Peter Hawkins and Eve Turner’s latest bookSystemic Coaching: Delivering Value Beyond the Individual (2019).


Zoë Cohen introduces her ‘Climate Conscious Coach’ model – 15 minute YouTube video (June 2019).

Climate-Conscious Coaching – In this 20 minute YouTube video, Brighton West interveiws Zoë Cohen about how being climate-conscious fits into your coaching practice (Jan 2020).

New initiatives

Climate Coaching Alliance – This newly formed alliance aims to ‘enable individual practitioners, and the profession of coaching to develop strategies and practices that provide our clients (individuals, leaders and their teams) the right space to step into their necessary leadership role in the face of the climate emergency.’

Global Supervisor Network – The network is establishing a subgroup, focusing on ‘How we include the non-human world in our reflective practice sessions and supervision sessions’.

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