BIRTH to DEATH, we breathe every minute.The essence of life depends on breathing.
Air is much more vital than water and food.
Are we paying attention to the air we breathe?
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Sunday, May 26, 2019
How Climate Change Affects Children: AAP Policy Explained https://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/all-around/Pages/Climate-Change-Policy-
Here's How Climate Change Affects Our Children Now:
Children are more vulnerable to heat waves, especially infants and athletes.
Extreme weather events, such as severe storms, floods or wildfires, not only directly threaten the lives and safety of children, they put them at risk of mental health problems—and can also cause lasting effects when they destroy their communities and their schools.
Poor air quality from climate change can cause breathing problems, especially inchildren with asthma.
Climate change has led to increases in infections such as Lyme disease, diarrhea, and parasites, which are often more dangerous to children than adults.
In some parts of the world, climate change has led to less food—and less healthy food.
If Climate Change Continues:
But if climate change continues, so will the effects on our children as they grow into adults. They will live in a world with:
Fewer species of plants and animals
Less land, as the seas rise
Mass migration, as people try to find a safe and healthy place to live
More instability, as people and governments argue over limited resources