What is eco-anxiety?

Eco-anxiety is defined as “extreme worry about current and future harm to the environment caused by human activity and climate change.” by Oxford Languages.

With the world experiencing a human-caused climate crisis and facing unprecedented levels of biodiversity loss due to human actions, it’s no surprise that many people are suffering from it.

There is however, plenty that individuals can do help navigate their eco-anxiety. And through the rest of this page you’ll find resources that can help you do that in many shapes and forms, from articles to podcasts.

We welcome contributions for keeping this page up to date with the latest research and resources for managing eco-anxiety. If you have a suggestion please email albertcomms@bafta.org

(With thanks to Filmmakers for Future: Wildlife for contributing to this page)





  • If climate change keeps you up at night, here’s how to cope (Harvard Health)


  • Force of Nature is an organisation that helps young people turn climate anxiety into action, and works with leaders to drive intergenerational solutions


  • Eco-Anxious Stories is a creative collaborative space that aims to normalise eco-anxiety and build capacity for change through the lens of story


  • The Good Grief Network is a peer-to-peer support group for people overwhelmed by eco-anxiety, climate grief, and other experiences of eco-distress


  • The Climate Psychology Alliance is dedicated to exploring the psychological responses to the climate crisis to strengthen relationships and resilience for a just future






Eco-anxiety: How climate change is placing a huge burden on millions of people’s mental health

How to turn climate anxiety into action | Renée Lertzman

The Psychology of Climate Change with Susan Clayton, PhD