Fear to Action

According to Britt Wray, climate anxiety researcher at Stanford University, young people can navigate fears about climate change and become stewards of our planet in their own unique ways.

UVA's Environmental Institute and the Contemplative Sciences Center present a resource fair, sponsored by UVA’s Office for Sustainability, convening UVA organizations and off-Grounds groups that can help students navigate eco-anxiety while offering concrete ways to combat climate change.

The event will feature companies offering “green” jobs as well as organizations providing mental health and wellbeing support. University partners include:

Outside organizations include:

Registration not required.

This event immediately follows a presentation on climate dread by Stanford researcher and author Britt Wray at 12:30 p.m. You may attend one or both events.

The Contemplative Sciences Center is hosting a related Nature Walk with Geoff Cox at 3:00 p.m. at The Dell.

February 22, 2024
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Newcomb Hall Ballroom

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm