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Climate anxiety 1

'Delay means death', media apathy, Extinction Rebellion, and fatalism among the young

The latest report from the UN’s climate scientists was both incredibly downbeat about climate change and almost entirely ignored by a media fixated on Ukraine. In this episode we consider the communication and changing narratives around climate change, why an unscientific hyper-fatalism has set in with many activists, and what impact this might be having on younger generations terrified humanity itself is going extinct. 

‘We’re heading Straight for a Demi-Apocalypse’ – Emma Marris in The Atlantic 

Climate anxiety in children – study in The Lancet

Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability – IPCC report

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