Children are among the most vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change partly because their fast respiratory rate makes them more susceptible to poor air quality.
This is a multimillion-dollar campaign to stifle protest in universities.
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Jill Richardson is the founder of the blog La Vida Locavore and a member of the Organic Consumers Association policy advisory board. She is the author of Recipe for America: Why Our Food System Is Broken and What We Can Do to Fix It.