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Climate Change or COVID-19: What’s Your Story?

Many of us feel paralyzed by anxiety in the face of global challenges like the climate crisis or COVID-19, stuck with a simple story line: it’s overwhelming and there’s nothing I can do.

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Community and climate go hand-in-hand

As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday today, the relevance of his notion of “beloved community” confronts us as climate change becomes one of the most significant challenges facing poor communities. Sadly, our hometowns of Houston and New Orleans embody the ongoing test of climate justice and climate racism.

Speaking of Psychology: Graying Green

Climate change will have significant psychological effects on many people, including older adults, according to a report published by the American Psychological Association and ecoAmerica. In this episode, Michael Smyer, PhD, talks about how to get older adults to move from anxiety to action in reducing the effects of climate change.

Dr. Mick Smyer: You Can Design Climate Action

On episode 16 of Results May Vary, we introduce you to aging and climate change expert, Dr. Mick Smyer, and his Graying Green movement, which aims to engage more older adults in taking impactful action on climate change.