Sift: Climate change and mental health: All Turtles Podcast Ep. 66
Dr. Thomas Doherty is a psychologist based in Portland, OR.
Dr. Lise Van Susteren is a psychiatrist and environmental activist in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Kyle Whyte is a professor and environmental activist at Michigan State University.
In the episode:
Greta Thunberg speaking about global warming at the World Economic Forum.
The American Psychological Association’s report on growing climate concerns in the U.S.
Solastalgia is a term coined by environmental activist Glenn Albrecht to describe the mental or existential distress caused by environmental change.
Coverage of the report from the National Farm Medicine Center that the suicide rate for farmers in the Upper Midwest more than doubled the national average following a record drought in the U.S. in the 1980s.
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Correction: At 18:27, Kelly addresses Dr. Doherty as Dr. Whyte.