A schoolgirl at an awareness march on climate change in Pune, India. November 29, 2019
While marchers were urging governments for rapid action to limit global warming, sweltering classrooms and lethargic students led to school shutdowns around the world. Eco-anxiety, described as the chronic fear of environmental doom, is on the rise, especially among young adults. It is as real as the tragedy of climate change that is unravelling before our eyes and the conflicted feelings that come with it.