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Peggy O’Donnell Heffington: Choosing not to have a kid out of climate fears? You're not alone

As a college professor, I’m used to hearing young people’s anxiety and even anger about climate change. One of the most striking trends is the number of students who have told me they feel robbed of the ability to have children, cheated out of parenthood by decades of climate denial and inaction by baby boomers and their own Gen X parents.

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Suburban boomers are boosting the e-trike market

Battery-boosted three-wheelers are increasingly popular with older riders. But safety fears and the lack of bike-friendly infrastructure could hold them back. 
London protests show climate activism isn't just for the Greta Thunberg generation

London protests show climate activism isn't just for the Greta Thunberg generation

During protests in London over the past two weeks, there have been quite a few gray heads in the crowd — the "gray greens," as one BBC presenter called them.

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Move over, millennials. Boomers are UK’s greenest generation

Young people are often dubbed "Generation Green" – millennials and teenagers championing climate action and environmental values, often with a well-aimed dig at older generations who have failed to prevent a climate catastrophe. Yet it is their baby boomer parents and grandparents who are most likely to act in support of green issues.