‘Confronting Climate Anxiety’ Series Launches

Series Features 8 Scientists Turning Climate Anxiety Into Climate Action

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The UC Davis series "Confronting Climate Anxiety" features interviews with environmental scientists, (left to right, top to bottom) Alyssa Griffin, Keith Bein, Tessa Hill, Levi Lewis, Amanda Frazier, Melinda Adams, Eric Post and Peter Moyle. (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 and their fieldwork, and b-roll in the series press kit.

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Press kit of images and b-roll for download

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