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Why the American Climate Corps Looks Ageist to Me

The Biden administration’s new youth-skewed program is admirable, but needs to be more welcoming to older Americans

By Richard Eisenberg, Next Avenue

“What drives me crazy about the climate community is they overlook the resource that older adults are,” said Mick Smyer, founder and CEO of Growing Greener. “We bring to the table experience and passion, and we are looking for a sense of purpose in this phase of life.”