publication . Master thesis . 2020

A phenomenological study of eco-anxiety during Covid-19

Roed, Nadia Weibel;
Open Access Danish
  • Published: 01 Jan 2020
  • Publisher: Roskilde Universitet
  • Country: Denmark
In the light of the global focus on climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic this thesis seeks to investigate the subjective experience of eco-anxiety in a world affected by the coronavirus. With an existential psychological approach, I study the phenomenon “eco-anxiety” with an understanding of Irvin D. Yalom’s idea of the four ultimate concerns of the human existence: death, freedom, isolation and meaninglessness. The climate changes affect the natural environment in many ways, and I therefore find it relevant to include the human-nature relationship in the experience of changing climate events. This thesis therefore intends to investigate how Yalom’s understa...
free text keywords: klimaangst, Covid-19, pandemi, klima, Yalom
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