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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Peter Sleeth is a veteran investigative reporter who covered the Iraq war for The Oregonian and helped the paper win a Pulitzer Prize in 2007 for breaking news. Now freelancing, his most recent piece for the Oregon Historical Quarterly is a profile of progressive-era activist Tom Burns.