Dr. Britt Wray is a Human and Planetary Health Fellow at Stanford University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her research focuses on the mental health impacts of the ecological crisis. She is the creator of Gen Dread, the weekly newsletter about “staying sane in the climate crisis” and the author of Generation Dread: Finding Purpose in an Age of Climate Crisis (2022). She has hosted several podcasts, radio & TV programs with the BBC and CBC, and is a TED speaker.
She addresses the question of “What Could Possibly Go Right?” with thoughts including:
The “profound moment of collective wake up” and the eco-anxiety we find ourselves inThe impacts of the climate crisis on young people and their feelings of despair and betrayalThe importance of acceptance and “leaning into that vulnerability and lack of control” for outcomes, while still taking actionComplete show notes HERE
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