Thursday, November 29, 2018


   Canadians are increasingly showing symptoms of anxiety, “ecological grief” and even post-traumatic stress related to the effects of climate change, according to a new report.
   The impact of climate change on mental health is something researchers have only recently begun to study and evidence is beginning to mount. It is part of understanding a changing climate as a looming public health crisis.
   Dr. Courtney Howard, lead author of the Lancet Countdown report on Canada released Wednesday said carbon pricing, is the best tool available for tackling the public health issues resulting from climate change.

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