Protecting Children’s Health in a Changing Climate: EPA Region 7 Observes Children’s Health Month throughout October

Protecting Children’s Health in a Changing Climate: EPA Region 7 Observes Children’s Health Month throughout October
Environmental News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lenexa, Kan., Oct. 1, 2015) - Climate change poses serious threats to the health of America’s children. Children eat, drink, and breathe more per body weight than adults, and their body systems are still developing. In addition, they often spend more time outdoors. For these reasons, children disproportionately suffer from the effects of heat waves, air pollution, infectious illness, and trauma resulting from extreme weather events
Protecting Children’s Health in a Changing Climate: EPA Region 7 Observes Children’s Health Month throughout October
Source: EPA Air quality news

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