Confronting climate change with hope
Rebecca Solnit’s framework for thinking about the massive and existential problem of climate.
The emotional toll of the climate crisis has become an urgent crisis of its own. It’s best met, I believe, by both being well grounded in the facts, and working towards achieving a decent future – and by acknowledging there are grounds for fear, anxiety and depression in both the looming possibilities and in institutional inaction.
She, very justifiably, focuses on climate but this is an excellent rubric for any big problem.