Do your kids learn about climate change at school? Is their school energy efficient? How do heat and extreme weather affect schoolchildren? Here’s the latest school-related climate news.
Articles by Marcia G. Yerman
The National Campaign for Transit Justice amplifies how a dynamic national public transportation system is a way to promote climate justice and racial equality.
“By 2040, it is estimated that one in four children will be living in areas with extreme water shortages.” Learn what you can do about living in a region with “megadrought.”
From allergies and asthma, issues created by neurotoxins found in many plastic toys leave our children’s health at risk from “novel entities.”
The cumulative build-up of lead is the cause of severe health concerns in children, particularly those under the age of six. A sponsor of the NYC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Act, tells us, “It’s a great law, but any law is only as good as the enforcement it receives.”
“It’s time to make 2022 the Year of Justice for the environment to civil rights to voting.”
We can help make the changes to help secure climate safety. But we must have the opportunity to vote for it.
“The more aware children become of life above in the sky, the more likely they will connect that life with having clean air,” says the author of new children’s book aimed at four to eight year old’s.
The Climate Museum inspires action on the climate crisis with programming across the arts and sciences that deepens understanding, builds connections, and advances just solutions.
Nearly half of the world’s children live in “high risk” countries that are at high risk for climate change. UN Climate Week 2021 addressed prioritizing the threat to future generations caused by climate change.
The EPA recently released a new mapping tool that focuses on “Power Plants and Neighboring Communities” to examine where sources of emissions are located. This is particularly useful to address how these sources impact EJ communities.
An updated wildfire smoke app from EPA and AirNow provides communities with the risks from wildfire smoke and the actions they can take to protect health and families.