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Climate anxiety

‘Climate anxiety’ describes the increasing phenomenon of experiencing chronic stress, anguish and anxiety about climate change. The intense emotions associated with climate anxiety can include fear, grief, powerlessness, uncertainty and hopelessness about the future, and more.

To learn more about climate anxiety, as well as how you can manage the effects and find support, check out the articles below.


Shanella's story: Climate change makes me worried about my elders and family

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander woman Shanella Majid tells us about her experience with climate anxiety living in Seisia in Far North Queensland.

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