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Being a climate advocate can be an emotional rollercoaster. This is especially true for millennials. From childhood they heard about the many impending dangers threatening their future happiness. How do these feelings affect each of us? How do we cope? How do we move past paralyzing despair to a place of hope and action?
Podcast host, Peterson Toscano, shares a conversation he had with Marlo Firme, a Canadian CCL volunteer climate lobbyist. Marlo powerfully reveals the many ways climate change has affected him personally and professionally. From his boyhood in the Philippines to living in British Columbia, Canada, Marlo could not ignore climate change. Still he found a beautiful way forward. He shares is insights and wisdom.
The Art House
Can art save the bees? Sculptor Emily Puthoff is a attempting to do just that through the Hudson Valley Bee Habitat. She along with her fellow artists are engaging their community in a large scale art project that builds bee habitats. Learn about this ambitious project and about the essential roles bees play in our everyday life.
Do you find having a puzzler question is a helpful feature in the podcast? Tell us if you want to continue with the puzzler question section or if you think we should try something different. Contact Peterson: radio @ citizensclimate.org
- Climate Change and Mental Health, Psycholgists for Social Responsibility
- NYC is tackling a mental health crisis caused by Hurricaine Sandy, Grist
- Climate Changes Mental Health, American Public Health Association
- Climate Change and Mental Health, Union of Concerned Scientists
- Buzzing about Climate Change, NASA article about bees
- A Stinging Report: Climate change a major threat to bumble bees, Science Daily
- Hudson Valley Bee Habitat
- Kingston, NY Greenline
- Artistic Wishes Granted, feature on Emily Puthoff
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