Climate nightmares: how to reassure a child who is anxious about the planet

Climate nightmares: how to reassure a child who is anxious about the planet One in five children aged eight to 16 have nightmares about the state of the world. Here’s how adults can helpWhat’s going to happen? Is everyone going to die? Questions that come up a bit in our house, from a concerned eight-year-old. In the past weeks, the focus of the anxiety might have been on you-know-what-19, but before then it was all about the future of the planet.It is no massive surprise then that a survey for BBC Newsround has found that one in five kids have nightmares about the climate crisis. Or that two-fifths of the 2,000 children polled… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/shortcuts/2020/mar/03/climate-nightmares-how-to-reassure-a-child-who-is-anxious-about-the-planet