University offers students struggling with anxiety about climate change THERAPY to tackle their feelings of ‘anger, guilt and grief’

From The Daily Mail Sessions being held at the University of Derby by Dr Jamie Bird They involve participants trying to express feelings through art and poetry Student Claire Prowse felt she may not have a future because of climate crisis By Harry Howard For Mailonline Published: 09:45 EST, 24 January 2020 | Updated: 10:01…

A radioactive sign hangs on barbed wire outside a café in Pripyat.

The toxic rhetoric of climate change

Reposted from Dr Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on December 14, 2019 by curryja by Judith Curry “I genuinely have the fear that climate change is going to kill me and all my family, I’m not even kidding it’s  all I have thought about for the last 9 months every second of the day. It’s making…

Greenland ice losses rising faster than expected

University of Leeds Greenland is losing ice seven times faster than in the 1990s and is tracking the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s high-end climate warming scenario, which would see 40 million more people exposed to coastal flooding by 2100. A team of 96 polar scientists from 50 international organisations have produced the most complete…

Promoters of Climate Anxiety

From The Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog There is a special place in the underworld for those who promote anxiety, desperation, and terror in the most vulnerable.  A place where the infernal warmth is particularly torrid. And one does not have to spend much time looking for candidates for this netherworld–the front page of…

Treating Atmospheric Apocalyptic Anxiety

Guest humor by Michael Kile TREATING ATMOSPHERIC APOCALYPTIC ANXIETY Dr Fiona Synapse, the controversial consultant psychiatrist, treats climate change worriers for eco-grief, lachrymal depression and related mood disorders at her secluded practice in South Devon, United Kingdom, known locally as The Funny Farm. She first entered the media spotlight several years ago after delivering a…

Prepare to retreat before climate change!

Reposted from the Fabius Maximus website Larry Kummer, Editor Climate change, Science & Nature 27 August 2019 Summary: The latest issue of Science has a powerful paper about our coming desperate attempts to prepare for climate change. Let’s look under the hood to see how scientists produce advice for policy-makers. It reveals that the peer-review…