People need to hear the good news about climate change | Curio

People need to hear the good news about climate change

18 mins | Feb 10, 2022

"Climate anxiety" isn't going to solve anything. As the doom-and-gloom climate-change rhetoric attempts to inspire action, a rising number of people suffer from climate-change-related anxiety and grief. But would everyone be more committed to addressing the issue if these people weren't paralyzed by depression? 
 This instalment of Slow Boring argues that the framing of the climate emergency needs to change to include more positive news that focuses on a range of political and scientific options that could help in the fight for a better environment. Here, Matthew Yglesias shows depression and anxiety are not the answer in this ongoing battle. From career paths to lifestyle choices, there are many ways to start making a difference.

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