Published by the Aspen Institute's This Is Planet ED, this article by Joan Lombardi, senior fellow at the Collaborative for Global Children's Issues, highlights the vulnerabilities as well as the importance of young children, and calls for stepped action to move forward jointly on environmental and children's issues.
Urgency, Hope, and the Intersection of Climate, Environment, and Young Children
Author: Joan Lombardi
We don’t have to be experts on climate change, but we do have to become better informed about the issues and help build awareness about what is at stake for children. We do need to understand the impact of not acting. And we do need to join forces to assure better policies at the local, state, national and international levels.