Author: Dr. Sara Via

Attitude Adjustment #1: Feed the Courage, Starve the Fear

Committing to meaningful climate action can be easier if we choose to give most of our attention to thoughts and information that reflect courage, hope and progress. From this choice we build “stubborn optimism”, which can keep us moving forward with solutions even in the face of setbacks. In contrast, listening to thoughts of fear and hopelessness saps our strength and sabotages action. Which will you choose?

Making the Future Personal

This week, I read a fascinating article in The Guardian, and it made a big impact on me.  It showed a version of the graph below, which is a fairly standard picture of the temperatures observed between 1884-2015 and the projected future temperatures under different emissions scenarios.