BRUSSELS - Nature and the climate are not doing well and that does something to a person. Increasingly, the psychological impact of the climate and biodiversity crisis is coming to the attention of the public. Young people would be especially sensitive to this, research indicates. MO* organised a panel and asked young people how they felt.

'We, teenagers and children, are always left out of the climate and environmental discussion,' says Colombian Valentina Torres Marín (17) 'But it is us who will have to live in that future!'

Simon Dequeker

Simon combines journalism with a part-time job as a researcher in plant ecology at UGent (Belgium).
Simon Dequeker
€800 allocated on 13//12/2021