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Study examines climate advocacy for seniors

While scientists say extreme climate changes are happening more frequently, a new study aims to link aging adults to it's risks and their potential to advocate for solutions.

Academic leaders at Cornell University have developed the Aging and Climate Change Clearinghouse in an effort to understand this unique intersection, and work together toward solutions.

The University's Hazel E. Reed Professor of Psychology and Professor of Gerontology at Weill Cornell Medicine, Karl Pillemer, directs the project. He said older adults are the most vulnerable when it comes to the effects of climate change,...

 

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