Climate change is leading to increased mental illness, says the Climate Institute:
The paper, prepared for the Climate Institute, says loss of social cohesion in the wake of severe weather events related to climate change could be linked to increased rates of anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress and substance abuse.
As many as one in five people reported ”emotional injury, stress and despair” in the wake of these events.
If that’s what passes for science at the Climate Institute, I have to say it doesn’t help make their case.
As for me, I think climate change is responsible for everything bad in the world. And Bush is responsible for climate change. And the Climate Institute is good. And Republicans are bad. And I’m the only sane person on earth. And I’m Napoleon. Did I forget anything?
[ADDENDUM: Mary Chapin Carpenter tells us how to resist: