Can psychedelics treat climate grief?

Author Michael Pollan on whether drugs that comfort the terminally ill can also help people mourning the climate future.

The dread that many people are feeling these days about the coronavirus is nothing new to those acquainted with climate grief.

As terrible as the virus is, the heatwaves, droughts, fires and floods driven by an overheated planet have killed many more people.

And if current trends persist, the death toll will increase exponentially through the end of the century. In the face of so much loss, grief is understandable.

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