“Parents must help their children imagine a future that is happy and safe, Sarah Myhre agrees — but to do that, they must first process their own sense of fear and loss.”

Climate experts talk to The Washington Post about the importance of cultivating joy and empathy in children to help continue the fight against climate change. They discuss the role that we play in nurturing hope for the future rather than instilling a sense of fear and inevitability. You can read about how they are working to accomplish these ideals with their own children here.