Eco-anxiety is intense anxiety about ecological disasters and threats to the natural environment. These threats include increasing pollution and climate change disasters, ranging from floods to storms to wildfires. Variations to the definition exist such as the broader description explaining it as the worry caused by concerns about the present and future state of the environment. and planet earth.
EE’s Don Corrigan, author of the book, “Environmental Missouri,” recently wrote about the eco-anxiety of students in a guest editorial he was invited to write for the Webster University Journal. The link to his response to eco-anxiety is provide below:
Here’s a link to his timely op-ed: http://websterjournal.com/2019/11/19/in-praise-of-brave-students-and-teachers-who-love-our-planet/