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climate anxiety

Coach for social change leaders offers support to overcome climate anxiety

"I want to live in a world where our society is structured such that we’re not in crisis mode all the time, where we’re not urgently running around exhausting ourselves."

Climate change is creating anxiety in a growing number of people.
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¿Te sientes ansioso por el cambio climático? Los expertos dicen que no estás solo

Mahitha Ramachandran, estudiante de tercer año en Fox Chapel Area High School, tiene tan solo 16 años, pero lleva ya años preocupándose por el cambio climático.

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climate change kids

Cómo afrontar la inminente crisis de ansiedad climática

Cuanto más personas experimentan el cambio climático, o incluso escuchen sobre tormentas e incendios forestales, más se espera que afecte a su bienestar mental.

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Feeling anxious about climate change? Experts say you're not alone

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​​How to address the looming crisis of climate anxiety

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‘Unbuilding’: What might happen if dams are removed in the Ohio River watershed
Lisa Hollingsworth-Segety, director of river restoration for American Rivers, has been involved in the removal of more than 75 obsolete dams in Pennsylvania, where she's based. (Credit: Julie Grant/The Allegheny Front)

‘Unbuilding’: What might happen if dams are removed in the Ohio River watershed

The Ohio River watershed is dotted with thousands of small dams.

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Ever hear of a nurdle? This new form of pollution could be coming to the Ohio River
Nurdle Patrol participant Sam Sugarek shows off a nurdle found along the beaches of Texas. (Credit: Jace Tunnell)

Ever hear of a nurdle? This new form of pollution could be coming to the Ohio River

When the petrochemical plant being built by Shell Chemical Appalachia in Beaver County is complete, it's anticipated to bring 600 jobs as well as spinoff industries. But some researchers and activists warn that it could also bring a new type of pollution to the Ohio River Valley — nurdles.

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One Ohio River town that’s using outdoor recreation to boost its economy
Ryan Smith and Hallie Taylor own the Marietta Adventure Company. (Credit: Julie Grant/TheAllegheny Front)

One Ohio River town that’s using outdoor recreation to boost its economy

Every September, tourists flock to historic Marietta, along the banks of the Ohio River, for a celebration that harkens back to the Ohio Valley's early days.

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“The food system is the single largest economic sector causing the transgressing of planetary boundaries.”