Climate Change & Mental Health

In 2017, SolaVida collaborated with the Sustainability Institute at the University of New Hampshire on a survey project looking at the impacts of climate change on mental health. At the time, this was a largely unexamined topic in the medical and public health literature – and today remains an emerging area of study. Yet, impacts on mental health are arguably the dominant effects of climate change being experienced across the planet today.

Our goal was to consolidate the information we could find, and suggest a framework for describing the problem. Here’s what we came up with…