Climate Change Getting You Down? Here Are Some Coping Strategies

“A growing number of people are feeling alarmed by climate change, according to the New Yorker, and a 2018 study shows that people who think global warming is happening are more likely to feel helpless, afraid, and angry.

“In recent years, Columbia Health clinical psychologist Wendy Greenspun has noticed more patients bringing up the topic of climate change during therapy sessions. So, in February, she worked with the Earth Institute to host a workshop for sustainability students, who are on the front lines of the climate emergency, to help them manage the difficult emotions they face and to prevent climate burnout.” Read more . . .

from State of the Planet, Earth Institute, Columbia University, by Sarah Fecht|March 14, 2019

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