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Climate Emergency: Climate and Mental Health


"It's deeply painful to face what's happening on our planet right's easy to feel totally overwhelmed, maybe a bit helpless, powerless, angry....These messy and complicated feelings, they make total sense."

~ Clinical psychologist, Renee Lertzman, Project Inside Out

Readings on climate anxiety

A sample of readings on climate anxiety from the popular press, health, and pscyhology. For off campus access, log in with KPU ID where indicated.

Managing climate anxiety

Steps to moving from anxiety to action, from a youth climate activist and blogger.

Books to instill hope @KPU Library

Not a KPU student or employee? Community members can borrow print books for free from the KPU Library! Learn more

What is climate anxiety?

Image: Climate anxiety. SketchplanationsCC BY-NC 4.0

Podcasts, videos and more

Here are a few more links to helpful resources and practical suggestions for managing climate anxiety and grief.