Anxiety from climate change isn’t going away. Here’s how you can manage it

Read the full story from NPR.

Tens of thousands of Americans are already experiencing the climate crisis. They’ve lost their homes, their pets and their loved ones. But even if you haven’t yet experienced profound harm, you may still be feeling the stress of the crisis. Maybe you don’t have AC and had to move in with a friend during the last heatwave. Maybe you check the air quality every day because of wildfire smoke. Or maybe you were driving through the last big rainstorm and were worried you would get swept away with your car.

Phoenix Smith is an ecotherapist who works with anxiety related to climate change. They say that climate change emotions can feel like grieving.

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