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This week's Summer Student Takeover piece is from the creators of the New Sincerity Podcast.

How does it feel to grow up in a world that is fighting for its life? Not awesome. That said, it can really help to talk through the fear and dread that comes with the current environmental crisis, and find solidarity among friends.

Join the New Sincerity gals, as we chat environmental impacts on life planning and mental health.

This podcast contains some swearing and explicit language.



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To find out more about the topics discussed in the episode check out the following links:

BirthStrike Movement:

Research on Reproductive Changes due to Climate Change:

Lifestyle Changes: 'Going Green: The Process of Lifestyle Change'

Eco-friendly Stores BC:

Eco-friendly Stores Ontario:

Carbon footprint calculator:


To find out more about what you can do, and where you can donate to support conservation efforts and climate action:


Maddy is currently studying Philosophy at the University of Victoria, with a special focus on feminist studies.  Originally from Waterloo, Ontario, she enjoys writing poetry, talking politics, and making music in her free time.

Kelby is a 21 year old English major who currently resides in Victoria, BC. When she’s not collaborating with the New Sincerity gals, you can find her writing, watching rom-coms, or seeking out her next cup of coffee.

Carden is currently studying Anthropology and Applied Ethics at the University of Victoria. Originally from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, she enjoys listening to true crime podcasts and being with her dog, Paco.

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