Monday, June 18, 2018

The psychological implications of climate change

The rising tide of factual observations continually encroaches on the Island of Climate Denial, leaving fewer and fewer occupants. They become more desperate with each new wave of data.

The rest of the world moves on.

One aspect of that is the acknowledgement that climate change produces psychological problems.
A recent report from the American Psychiatric Association urges people to "participate in policy and advocacy to combat climate change." 
And that's just one of the medical groups writing about the connection between adverse mental health effects and global disasters related to changing climate.

NPR: Here and Now:A Connection Between Climate Change And Mental Health — Experts Say It's Time To Take Notice

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