climate grief

A page of sheet music for a song titled, "The Sound of Mountains Melting," lies on a flat surface framed by a collection of small objects including a flute.

Handwritten sheet music inspired by Earth’s Wild Music by Kathleen Dean Moore, Ph.D. (Chris Zatarain)

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
An original composition of electro-acoustic art music scored for English horn and fixed media featuring field recordings and narration. The piece explores the complicated emotions that may arise from living in a time of anthropogenic climate change.
Two individuals perched contemplatively on a rocky pier.

Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison, Connecticut (2021) (Zoey England/University of Connecticut).

University of Connecticut
Although ecoanxiety impacts all ages, its influences are disproportionately felt among young people. These feelings, compounded in many by COP26’s resolution, make prioritizing mental well-being as a climate activist paramount.