Stories tagged "children"

August 14, 2019

Kids and Climate Change

16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has influenced young people across the world to protest and strike for climate action. But the “Greta effect” is a very real thing and her activism has inspired a flurry of books to be written about...

May 9, 2019

California Bans Pesticide That Harms Brain Development

Video: Earth Justice California’s tough environmental regulations — and its divide with the Trump Administration on all things environment — just got bigger.  The San Francisco Chronicle and The Washington Post reported yesterday that California is...

April 28, 2019

French amusement park teaches kids about climate change

We wrote last week that climate education in American schools is seriously lacking despite the fact that parents and teachers would both like to have an expanded climate curriculum. While climate change can be a difficult subject to discuss with kids (there’s...

March 25, 2019

Pesticide Exposure in Young Kids Linked to Autism

A new study published last week raises further concerns about pesticide exposure – this time linking it to a higher risk of autism. The study found that pregnant women and children who lived within a mile of agricultural areas with lots of pesticide use had a higher...