Climate Change Threats to Our Sleep

Climate Change Threats to Our Sleep

Dr. Michael DeSanctis, PhD, LP, ABPP, DBSM   June 2021 I was moved to write this blog out of my concern for the rapid and continuing transformations in our global climate and the impact of the changing physical environment on human wellness, sleep and other recurring and necessary life processes. Environmental scientists have measured increases in global temperature that are reaching unprecedented levels relative to 30-year averages for given locales. I can offer my perspective as a mental health clinician and long-time observer of weather and climate, having studied the hypothesized correlation of daily meteorological variables with measured mood and reaction