The countdown shown above is the amount of time we have left before we hit climate breakdown, according to leading research into climate change and deep adaptation.
Does this mean we should be curled up in a heap waiting for the apocalypse?
How do we communicate messages about climate change and sustainability without being doom-mongers?
How do we help young people who feel paralysed with fear about their future?
We don’t have the answers to these big questions, but hope that this page and the links to organisations and resources listed below will help teachers and parents understand ecoanxiety and help children cope with the existential threats posed by our modern way of life.