‘Confronting Climate Anxiety’ Series Launches

UC Davis

Climate anxiety is a valid, natural response to a changing, warming world. In 2020, more than half of Americans reported feeling anxious about climate change’s impact on their mental health, and most of us (67%) are anxious about its impact on the planet.

So what do you do when it’s your job to witness and document climate change?

In the multimedia series, “Confronting Climate Anxiety,” a UC Davis writer and videographer talk with eight scientists spanning several generations and perspectives whose work is deeply, tangibly connected to the Earth and its ecosystems. The featured scientists are tracking changes across the planet in search of solutions, working through anxiety with action – and sometimes even a little joy.

The series, organized by ecosystem, features Q&A profiles with the following UC Davis scientists:

Download photos of each scientist, their field work, and b-roll in the series press kit.

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