Climate anxiety has become a household name, one that empowers individuals in their legitimate fears about the future at the same time as obscuring the long standing suffering of those on the frontlines of environmental injustice. Learn what researchers have discovered about how climate anxiety affects thoughts, feelings and behaviours, and an exploration of how it can be harnessed for constructive justice-oriented outcomes in a warming world.
Dr. Britt Wray is an author and researcher working at the forefront of climate change and mental health. Britt is the creator of the weekly newsletter about “staying sane in the climate crisis” Gen Dread (gendread.substack.com) and author of Generation Dread: Finding Purpose in an Age of Climate Crisis (Knopf 2022). She is currently a Human and Planetary Health Fellow at Stanford University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
November 2 at 5 PM
In-person (380-380C) and Zoom