ACCC Insights

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New Research

How To Prepare for Climate Threats

Harvard scholars share info on getting ready for extreme weather and other events.
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What Really Motivates Climate Action?

Psychology research explains how to inspire others to get involved.
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Researcher Spotlight

Save the Date: Webinar

National extension initiative of hosts webinar on aging and climate change.
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How Residential Setting Affects Climate Resiliency

Where you live impacts how you cope with climate change.
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Researcher Spotlight

Dr. Arnab Ghosh: Urban Greening to Improve Health

Dr. Arnab Ghosh addresses heat-related illness.
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Save the Date: Webinar on Climate and Health

National experts discuss interventions.
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New Resource: Health, Climate, and Older Adults

National Academies' seminar offers insights
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Voices Of Inspiration

A Discussion on Aging and Climate Change

Listen as Karl Pillemer talks about the challenges and opportunities of aging and climate change.
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How Well Do Older Adults Cope with Heat Waves?

Older adults are less likely to maintain their body temperature.
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Researcher Spotlight

How Social Networks Support Climate Action

Professor Marianne E. Krasny's new book, In This Together, explores how we can harness our social networks to make bigger impacts in addressing climate change.
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Voices Of Inspiration

Armchair activism: Attend the UN Climate Conference

Citizen observers can follow from the comfort of their own homes.
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Researcher Profile: Danielle Arigoni

Urban Planner Danielle Arigoni's new book explains how to prepare for climate disasters.
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Is Environmental Volunteering Good For You?

You may be surprised to find out that volunteering aids more than just the environment!
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New Evidence: Climate Change and Neurological Disease

A new study demonstrates how climate change is affecting human health.
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Welcome to the ACCC's Blog

Welcome to the Aging & Climate Change Clearinghouse’s Insight & Ideas blog! Our goal is to provide a broad range of information, ideas, and inspiration on the intersection of climate change and the rapidly increasing older population.
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Voices Of Inspiration

What Kind of Changemaker Are You? Find Out With Our New Quiz!

Take our Changemaker personality quiz to see what role you can play in the ACCC community and beyond.
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Researcher Spotlight

How the Intersection of Climate Change and Food Can Inspire Change

Researcher Mike Hoffman wants you to understand how climate change will affect the foods you love - then do something about it!
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Voices Of Inspiration

Meet Climate Activist Susan

Activist Susan talks about how environmental activism has helped her build a sense of community that enriches her life.
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Voices Of Inspiration

Meet Environmental Activist John

Environmental activist John talks about what keeps him motivated.
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Researcher Spotlight

Reseacher Profile: Katie Cherry

Developmental Psychologist Katie Cherry was studying longevity and successful aging among older adults when Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005, destroying the Gulf Coast and leaving most of south Louisiana living in a disaster zone.
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Organization Spotlight

How To Do Something About Climate Change With Growing Greener

Growing Greener helps people take the next step toward climate action.
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Organization Spotlight

SAGE Mobilizes Seniors to Give Back

More than 12 years ago, the SAGE environmental organization – a non-profit dedicated to encouraging older adults to advocate for future generations – began with a literal dream. Founder Ward Greene dreamt he was late to a meeting of older adults who were waiting for him to speak. The sign at the meeting read “Senior Adults for Generational Equity.”
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A Climate Change Generation Gap? Find Out What the Research Says

Science has established that climate change is leading to major consequences for the planet. But what do people believe about climate change, and do those beliefs differ among age groups?