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Rosemary Randall
Rosemary Randall is a psychoanalytically trained psychotherapist and a writer, researcher and blogger on climate change.

Written by Rosemary Randall

Essay/
Ecology and environmental sciences
The id and the eco

Thinking about climate change makes people feel helpless and anxious – but that’s why we must talk about it openly

Rosemary Randall