Climate crisis taking growing toll on mental health, landmark UN report warns

The Independent says the climate crisis is adversely affecting mental health as extreme weather events cause trauma and livelihoods are lost, a landmark United Nations report has said.

Climate crisis taking growing toll on mental health, landmark UN report warns

The Independent says The climate crisis is adversely affecting mental health as extreme weather events cause trauma and livelihoods are lost, a landmark United Nations report has said.

This impact will worsen under further global warming, with children and adolescents particularly vulnerable to anxiety and stress as the world gets warmer, the international experts warned.

It marks the first time the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has spelled out a link between mental health and the climate crisis.

https://www.independent.co.uk/climate-change/news/climate-crisis-mental-health-ipcc-b2024446.html

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