Mental Health and the Climate Crisis

In a landmark report, the IPCC has highlighted the drastic impacts of global heating on mental health, but it does not go far enough, writes Charlie Hertzog Young in ‘Minds Left Behind’, an article published through the Ecologist Writers’ Fund. In a detailed examination of the IPCC’s sixth annual review, the first to explore the issue of climate-related mental health, Hertzog Young warns that the research focuses on the global north, rather than the global south, where the brunt of the crisis will be felt. With much of the research on ...


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