Allison Ko and Austin Remick discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Allison Ko and Austin Remick, two Behavior and Environment students at the University of Michigan, discuss the climate emergency, their efforts to combat it, and how they handle the stress it brings us.

Nico and Rachel discuss preparing for the climate emergency

In this interview we discussed the current climate crisis and its effects on well-being and mental health. We then discussed coping strategies and effective techniques in responding to the climate crisis.

Miriam Gandham and Hannah Momblanco discuss ways of coping with the climate crisis

We discussed ways to cope with the climate crisis through elements such as being in nature and also the influence of environmental stewardship.

Elisabeth Bala and Neha Agumamidi discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Elisabeth and Neha have a conversation about how the climate crisis has impacted them and the people around them and how they have coped with the directed attention fatigue it can cause.

Hannah and Sarah discuss preparing for the climate emergency
November 18, 2021 App Interview

Sarah and Hannah discussed how the Behavior & Environment course concepts, such as directed attention, attention restoration, practicing mindfulness, and coping apply to their own lives as students and professionals, as well as how the appropriate management of these tools...

Destiny Mitchell and Riley List discuss preparing for the Climate Emergency

Destiny and Riley touch on the relationships between attention, stress, and the climate crisis and resource descent. They also discuss how coping mechanisms can be used to improve resilience and the well-being of everyday people. Many of these concepts are...

Zoey and Anna discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Zoey and Anna talk about how the climate crisis makes people feel helpless and hopeless, and how they can cope with those feelings. They also discuss how neighborhoods can foster cohesion and resilience in the face of the climate crisis.

Amanda and Andrea discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Amanda and Andie discuss the ways in which the climate crisis has impacted them and others, and the coping mechanisms they have used to deal with these challenges.

Tianyi Zhang and Vincent Salgado discuss preparing for the climate emergency

We discussed how Tianyi's professional development is impacted by resource decent and how this change impacts his family back home in China. We also discussed how his family and home community promote mental health.

Makenzie McIntyre and Indira discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Makenzie McIntyre (21) talks with Indira (19) about the climate emergency. Topics covered include the effect of the climate change/resource descent on directed attention fatigue/stress, coping mechanisms, and the emotional challenges that are posed due to the climate emergency.

Mia Sinks and Emily Jinerson discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Emily Jinerson interviews Mia Sinks concerning preparation for the climate emergency and how class material from environmental psychology 360 ties into this.

Angelena Rose and Dani Ahmetovic discuss preparing for the climate emergency

In this interview, University of Michigan student Angelena Rose discusses what she does in order to emotionally cope with the climate crisis. She provides her opinion on the climate crisis, as well as what others can do in order to...

William Lowry and Nicole Planken discuss preparing for the climate emergency
November 15, 2021 App Interview

Nicole and I have a conversation regarding the climate crisis and resource descent. Drawing from both personal experience and class materials, Nicole shares her findings on how to keep calm and carry on.

Environment and Behavior colleagues Erin Gallay and Maisy Rohrer talk about coping with the climate crisis.

Erin interviews Maisy on the emotional and mental challenges of the climate crisis from her perspective as a young environmental justice and sustainability professional. Maisy discusses how resource dissent and the climate emergency and stress/anxiety about these issues are tied...

Liana and Jack discuss preparing for the climate emergency

We discussed how to cope with the climate crisis and some recommendations on different places we can go to cope with the climate crisis anxiety.

Christian and Carolyn discuss preparing for the climate emergency

On Wednesday, November 11, Carolyn and I talked about the climate crisis and how people cope with its effects. Specifically, we touched on how the climate crisis contributes to one's directed attention fatigue, how coping methods can help individuals navigate...

Alicia Adams and Lavanya Gauri Pandit Discuss Preparing for the Climate Emergency

Alicia shared her take on the climate crisis and resource descent narrative and how it was a source of stress and fatigue. She also shared some of the coping mechanisms she uses around her including taking walks around her house....

Christian and Remington discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Christian and I discussed a little on the climate crisis and how attention fatigue can heighten with the stress and unknowingness of the crisis, as well as ways of restoring fatigue and coping with the crisis. Christian gave great insight...

Mackenzie Meter and Alicia Adams discuss preparing for the climate emergency
November 18, 2021 App Interview

This was a discussion about limited change and resource descent. Mackenzie shares her recommendations for coping with uncertainty and reducing fatigue.

Neil and Margaret Discuss Preparing for the Climate Emergency

Neil and Margaret, both undergraduates on their way to completing ENV360 a class on on behavioral psychology and the environment, discuss how climate change is impacting their communities' lives. Neil and Margaret call different places home and discuss the ways...

Lily MacKrell and Izzy Beshouri discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Izzy and Lily discuss ways of managing climate anxiety through the lens of their Behavior and the Environment course. Specifically, they talk about the power of nature as medicine and the importance of access to green space to civic resilience.

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Bonita Vestal and Sarah Barber

Bonnie Vestal (75) and her daughter Sarah Barber (43) reflect on how Bonnie’s career as a pediatric oncologist influenced Sarah and her brother’s upbringing and their hopes for the future.

Riley Interview

The main focus of the interview is conservations on how the climate crisis impacts individuals on an emotional level. Additionally how to cope with the consequences. Lastly there were conversations about the connection between coping and nature.