WR 121 Cowan: Eco-anxiety resources
Thinking about environmental issues can be distressing. The terms eco-anxiety and climate anxiety or grief refer to the feelings of sadness, loss, fear and hopelessness caused by environmental and climate disruption. The resources on this page help explain eco-anxiety and how to address it.
“Generation Dread” Author Britt Wray Shares Insights on Eco-Anxiety
Britt Wray, Human and Planetary Health Fellow at Stanford University and author of the new book Generation Dread, is interviewed on Metrofocus to discuss environment-related fears and anxieties, and to suggest strategies for turning climate despair into positive action. (13 minute video). Link to video.
TED Talk, How to turn climate anxiety into action, with psychologist Renée Lertzman (14 minutes)