Hope? And How to Grieve for the Planet
Event schedule details
Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 June
Event location details
Creative Science Zone
Royal Geographical Society
Has anyone ever asked how you feel about the climate and ecological crises? Are you anxious about the state of the planet and our future? Do you feel guilty, angry, sad, or hopeful?
Through Neal Haddaway’s captivating photographic exhibition, titled ‘Hope? and how to grieve for the planet’, take time to contemplate the range of emotional responses to the climate and ecological crises – visualised through conversations with those working on the front lines of climate and environmental research. Observe the emotions of researchers and communicators shown in the photos, and then consider your own.
There will be an opportunity to write down how you feel about the planetary crises and to discuss the science and mental health impacts of climate change with our researchers, who envision a future where individuals, communities and healthcare systems have the knowledge, tools, and resources to become resilient to the mental health impacts of climate change. This project explores what it means to know what the future holds.
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- Young people