In this episode, I speak with Manon Doran, a French-Canadian visual artist and arts educator, about the Carbon Almanac.
The Carbon Almanac is a book as well as a movement of now over 2000 people starting a meaningful conversation about climate change.
In this episode we speak about eco-anxiety in youth, her tips for unlocking the potential of teens, and concrete steps we can all take to move the needle on climate change. #factsconnectionaction
Learn more about the Carbon Almanac: Website//Educator’s Guide (Spirit of Change p. 49)//LinkedInLearn more about Manon Doran: Website//Instagram
Other links from the episode: Switch to the Ecosia search engineThe David Suzuki Foundation
A Glance at the Episode
>>>3:36: What is the Carbon Almanac?>>>8:05: Eco-anxiety>>>13:10: How to take action: small steps; starting with what feels good, is fun, and is easy; what she has learned in creating and working in the teen mental health and suicide prevention program Pens and Paints; habit stacking; taking consistent action>>>22:16: Common limiting beliefs and misconceptions; the value of failure in changing the world; the importance of play>>>33:13: How teens and adults can get involved in the Carbon Almanac movement>>>37:48: The power of youth>>>40:56: Where to invest our efforts to combat climate change>>>46:08: The #1 action step she recommends
The Carbon Almanac Website//Order here
About The DECODE Project PodcastIn the DECODE Project Podcast, sleep physician and youth psychiatrist Dr. Cara Ooi speaks to parents, youth, and other experts about what really moves the dial on change during the tricky teen years. Learn more about the DECODE Project and resources by visiting decodeinsomnia.com or on Instagram @decodeinsomnia.
Music by Micheal Lerner
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