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Climate change activism has helped to “counteract powerlessness and the sense of being done to” among children and teenagers

Climate change activism has helped to “counteract powerlessness and the sense of being done to” among children and teenagers

Eleanor Busby writes on The Independent website that people are increasingly reporting anxiety about climate change but experts say taking collective action on the issue has boosted students’ wellbeing. What are your views?   Climate change activism ‘reducing mental health symptoms among young people’ Climate change activism is reducing symptoms of mental ill-health among young people, headteachers and … Continue reading

Better understanding climate deniers

Better understanding climate deniers

Mark Maslin, Professor of Earth System Science at University College London ends his article with an important question: why are we allowing the people with the most privilege and power to convince us to delay saving our planet from climate change? In an article on The Conversation website Professor Maslin describes what he calls the … Continue reading

In the US, the military is addressing the climate crisis

In the US, the military is addressing the climate crisis

There is some good news that comes out of America concerning addressing the climate crisis. We are seeing excellent initiatives at the state and local levels. Michael Klare, professor emeritus of peace and world security studies at Hampshire College, writes in The Guardian that Pentagon officials view climate breakdown as an existential threat to human … Continue reading