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How Climate Change Is Impacting Mental Health Down Under

Research on the mental health impacts of climate change is remarkably scarce, which is especially surprising given that depression is already the second leading cause of disability around the world. Much of the research that does exist, has been done Down Under, where a small but dedicated team of researchers has been exploring the mental health implications […]

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Why Our Climate Change Vocabulary Needs a Makeover

Climate advocates often talk about climate change using scientific terms like “emissions schemes” and “temperature patterns.” But advocates’ strict adherence to scientific language may actually be undermining support for solutions, writes Australian general practitioner (GP) Tim Senior in a recent essay. Part of the problem is that this “big picture” language distances advocates from those […]

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