Climate Change and Older Americans: State of the Science


BACKGROUND Older adults make up 13% of the U.S. population, but are projected to account for 20% by 2040. Coinciding with this demographic shift, the rate of climate change is accelerating, bringing rising temperatures; increased risk of floods, droughts, and wildfires; stronger tropical storms and hurricanes; rising sea levels; and other climate-related… (More)
DOI: 10.1289/ehp.1205223


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