How to Overcome Climate Anxiety

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A few hundred people, primarily youth, march through downtown San Francisco in a youth-led protest against fossil fuels on Oct. 29, 2021, as a part of a global day of climate action in advance of COP26, the Glasgow Climate Summit. (Beth LaBerge/KQED)

The United Nations COP26 climate summit was billed by conference organizers as the “last, best hope” to save our warming planet. In the end, countries left with an agreement that makes some progress, but ultimately doesn’t go far enough. And if you’re worried about climate change, it probably didn’t do much to ease your anxiety.

But we don’t have to rely on world leaders alone. Today, we discuss how to take feelings of climate anxiety and turn them into meaningful action.

Guest: Laura Klivans, KQED climate reporter

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