Victoria Cheung and Sipeng Zhang Discuss Coping with the Climate Crisis

Victoria Cheung and Sipeng Zhang, classmates in the University of Michigan's SEAS program, discuss the climate crisis and what coping techniques can help with this challenge.

Morgan and Sam discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Sam shared different ways that he copes with stress or anxiety surrounding the climate crisis. We discussed feasible ways that individuals can take action in the present moment to promote their well-being and combat attentional fatigue. Sam suggested that neighborhoods...

Taras Chicz and Isabel Mezei discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Taras and Isabel discuss the associations with stress and attention fatigue that the climate crisis has. Coping mechanisms, and emotional challenges were also discussed.

Madison and Sarah discuss preparing for the climate emergency

We talk about ambiguity of what the climate emergency means to us and how it is difficult to conceptualize what the future will look like. Madison discusses personal methods of reflection and how lessons can be taken from the current...

Michael and Brad Discuss Preparing for the Climate Emergency

Brad Becker interviews Michael Kantor about his thoughts on climate change and resource decent. Michael discusses how he and others can cope with the effects.

Reflecting on EAS 561
April 25, 2022 App Interview

In this interview, Anjali reflects on her time in the Psychology for Environmental Stewardship course at University of Michigan.

Stephanie Corn and Elizabeth Corn discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Stephanie and her sister, Elizabeth, discuss how her neighborhood has successfully made changes that respond to the climate crisis. Elizabeth discusses the changes in behavior and how she led her community.

Catherine and Grace discuss local food

I sat down with my roommate Catherine to discuss her family’s relationship with local food and her thoughts about the importance of eating locally in promoting sustainability.

Alicia and Bev Discuss Preparing for Climate Emergency

Alicia and Bev discuss the necessary preparations for a climate emergency that we are currently doing and those which we should be doing.

Lauren and Angie discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Lauren and Angie discuss the measures Angie's community took to prepare themselves and combat the climate emergency. We discussed carpooling, using different energy sources for houses, and goals that were set by the neighborhood. Angie's community worked together for the...

Anna Reflects on Psychology of Environmental Stewardship

Anna describes the importance of future-oriented behavior change approaches that center autonomy, eudaemonic well-being, and frugality. She discusses storytelling as a powerful envisioning tool, the additive benefits of the Supportive Environments for Effectiveness model, and the appropriate role of experts.

Tamiko-Words of Wisdom from my adopted Japanese mother-in-law

Tamiko was born in Japan in 1933. She shares what it was like to go from a comfortable life as a young child to living in a war torn country and learning to survive and thrive by her wits.

Nate Misra and Erin Baldwin Discuss Eco-Teams Impact on The Community

In this interview Nate Misra speaks with Erin Baldwin about her eco-teams initiative and the impact it has had on the community. She elaborates on her successful implementation of Lewin's model into a practical use.

William Kirst and Maggie Halpern discuss preparing for the climate emergency.

William and Maggie discuss what a neighborhood near M-14 could look like in 2030, when neighbors come together to exercise their power and make the neighborhood better able to face the climate crisis.

Hannah Peplinski reflects on Psychology of Environmental Stewardship

This interview discusses the salient concepts of the course environmental stewardship, as well as their potential for application. This application is framed in both the lense of the interviewee as well as community development specifically related to policy and food...

Michael and Kyla discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Kyla walks through a thought experiment with her dad, Michael, where they imagine it is the year 2030. Together, they reflect on how a neighborhood in Northern Michigan achieved carbon neutrality and responded to the climate crisis over the last...

Will and Allison discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Alli Kasparek (21) talks with Will Dormer (21) about how the climate change and resource descent problems affect a neighborhood's resilience and contribute to feelings of attentional fatigue and stress. They discuss possible solutions to the feelings of anxiety, including...

Sam and Morgan discuss building resiliency in a climate crisis
November 12, 2021 App Interview

Morgan discusses the personal impacts of the climate crisis and how it impacts her mental health, induces stress, and reduces her attentional capacity for other things. We then discuss effective ways to deal with the exacerbated stress and cope with...

Spears family culture

We talked about family culture. Mainly about my moms side where they focused on a lot of cars.

Marney and David discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Marney and David speak on the importance of community togetherness when it comes to dealing with the climate crisis. Through envisioning the future, behavior changes, and open conversations climate goals can be achieved.