Dr Bridget Bradley, Principal Investigator
Dr Rika Hirose, Research Fellow
Hannah Fitchett, Research Assistant
Eleonora Ranuzzi, Research Assistant
Department of Social Anthropology, School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies
Eco Worrier, Eco Warrior explores the lived experiences of eco-anxiety for those involved in climate action in Britain. Funded by the Scottish Funding Council, this short research project involved online interviews and focus groups with people between the ages of 17 and 80 and aimed to find out about intergenerational perspectives on eco-anxiety, and unpack the relationship between climate activism and mental health. The project revealed the intense social and emotional effects that the climate crisis is already causing, and the need to pay attention to the ways that people of all ages are coping with these issues.
Photographer: Marc Millar
Schnapps Photography, Edinburgh