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Jim Thompson
Source: Ashoka

This Is What We Did—When Climate Action Is Our Legacy

This article originally appeared on Forbes

The climate movement has been strengthened in recent years thanks to the leadership of our youth. Yet, for the first time in our history there are more people over the age of 65 than below 5. How can we bring our elders into this movement? Meet Ashoka Fellow Jim Thompson who he is dedicating his encore career to this challenge.

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Ashoka insight

Climate change literacy has four elements. The first is, how bad the situation is and how quickly it's getting worse. The second is the potential solutions–and there are lots of them. The third is why those solutions aren't being implemented, and the role of government inaction. And the fourth is the scale of engagement and mobilization required by our society.