When asked about the biggest challenge facing us globally, Mick Smyer, Founder and CEO of the American non-profit organisation, Growing Greener, didn’t miss a beat: “Ageing in an era of climate change,” he answered. “It resonates both at the individual and the societal levels.” This seemed like the perfect way to sum up the panel discussion […]
“Your generation caused this whole mess.” Our daughter’s summary of the climate crisis hit me hard. Of course, it wasn’t the first time I’d heard Boomer blame when it came to climate issues. A few years ago, philosopher and gerontologist Rick Moody summed up the argument: “Today’s elders, more than any other age group, bear […]
An old adage says that if you want to go fast, go alone. But if you want to go far, go together. Combating the climate crisis and protecting future generations is a marathon, not a sprint, and we need each other if we’re going to go the distance.
How can you get started on climate action? Start small for big results.
Mick discusses Growing Greener’s work with Dr. Joe Casciani for the followers of the Living to 100 Club Podcast.
Policymakers and activists are watching Pennsylvania again, but this time it’s not about our votes.
Here’s my take: We are voting in the 2040 election this year, not the 2020 election. Would you agree?