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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Mary Zerkel is co-coordinator of the Wage Peace program of the American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker organization working to build peace with justice in the US and around the world.