Scientists Confirm That Climate Change is Coming for Your Kids

Climate change may disproportionately harm children’s health, according to new research in Pediatrics. And the numbers are shocking. Researchers suspect that kids may bear up to 88 percent of the disease burden as temperatures and sea levels rise due to human-caused climate change. Especially worrisome is the projected increase in deaths due to malaria, diarrhea, and nutritional deficiencies—three conditions that hit children the hardest.

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