The latest report from the UN’s climate scientists was both incredibly downbeat about climate change and almost entirely ignored by a media fixated on Ukraine. In this episode we consider the communication and changing narratives around climate change, why an unscientific hyper-fatalism has set in with many activists, and what impact this might be having on younger generations terrified humanity itself is going extinct. 

‘We’re heading Straight for a Demi-Apocalypse’ - Emma Marris in The Atlantic 

Climate anxiety in children - study in The Lancet

Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability - IPCC report

If you want to go deeper into some of the topics we discuss, find more resources to read, listen to and watch at John’s website: http://www.johnwyatt.com