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Published by the Africa Early Childhood Network, this brief—written by Dr. Joan Lombardi, senior fellow at the Collaborative for Global Children's Issues, Alicia Lutomia, founder of Graca Mahel Trust, and Emily Prest, spring 2022 student fellow at the collaborative—offers guidance to the early childhood community on taking greater action towards protecting children in the face of climate change.

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November 17, 2022

Action Needed to Protect the Environment for Young Children Now and for the Future Generations

Author: Joan Lombardi Emily Prest

To combat climate change, policymakers across the world must foster the movement away from fossil fuels, hold industry and polluters accountable for their emissions, enact aggressive climate adaptation measures, and hold true to their Nationally Determined Contributions under the Paris Agreement.

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