23 Apr '12, 4pm

Doing good and staying sane amidst the global environmental crisis via @mongabay

Doing good and staying sane amidst the global environmental crisis via @mongabay

In February 2012, The National Wildlife Federation published a report titled The Psychological Effects of Climate Change on the United States: and why the U.S. Mental Health Care System is not Adequately Prepared . The report states, "As our world begins to unravel and our role is undeniable, all eyes will be on us." Both you and I (and many, many others) are experiencing extraordinarily disturbing psychological effects of coming to terms with this "unraveling of the world" and the very real possibility of living through massive ecological collapse and mass human die-off. The work of paleo-psychologists suggests that the mental effects of coping with massive social upheaval during previous times of transition lead to novel social organizational paradigms. Might the feelings we have be another step in the evolution of collective consciousness and human social biology? Do yo...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0423-king_interview_bexell....

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