For a long time, my life has been discoloured by disordered eating. Many people involved with climate activism, especially young people, have reported an amelioration in their mental health struggles after joining the climate movement. I would like to be able to report that the simple act of becoming a climate activist made everything better. In reality, however, this was far from the case. Climate activism is not a cure for any climate-exacerbated mental health issues – the only cure for climate-related mental health issues is for our governments to listen to the science, and act on the climate ...


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