Under Pressure: How Young People Are Dealing With Climate Anxiety

Ella Suring, 16, sees the influence of climate modify exterior her window and feels it in the air she breathes.

“It’s a major be concerned,” claims Suring, a Berkeley Higher University weather activist in California.

“Every slide, I associate the temperature and winds with hearth time. If there is a wad of smoke, we have evacuation alerts. 1 day the sky was fully orange, and the solar never ever arrived up simply because of all the smoke,” suggests Suring.

Even though her residence was in no way physically threatened by wildfires, Suring says she has a looming sense of dread about her long run because of local climate change.