Who is conducting the study and what is this study about?

Researchers from the psychology department at the University of Cincinnati are recruiting participants for a study. This study is about the perspectives and experiences of older adult climate activists. There are no known risks to participating in this research.

​Who can join this study?

You can join this research if you are 60+ years of age or a grandparent who speaks English and self-identifies as a climate activist.

Why should I join this study?

This study will help identify what challenges and what supports the work of older adult climate activists. It will also raise the visibility of older adults involved in the climate movement. 

​How do I join this study?

You can join this study by filling out this survey.

​What will I be asked to do?

You will be asked to complete a brief socio-demographic questionnaire (10 to 15 minutes) and to participate in an audio-recorded interview conducted over the telephone or Zoom, lasting approximately 60 to 90 minutes. The survey will help us learn more about who is participating in this study - for example, in terms of age, gender, and socio-economic status. The interview will help us to learn more about the perspectives and experiences of older adult climate activists. In data analysis and publishing, your name will not be tied to your data. You are free to withdraw your participation at any time before, during, or after the study. For participating in the survey and interview, you will be compensated with a $25 gift certificate to an online store of your choosing.

Contact: Please reach out to collaborativesustainabilitylab@gmail.com for more information.


Instructions: Please answer each question below. When we analyze the data, your responses will be made anonymous and combined with others' responses to understand who participated in this study. We will not share your responses with anyone outside the research team.

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