1 in 3 Kids Worldwide at Risk From Drought, Flooding, Extreme Heat, Air Pollution or Water Scarcity

An estimated 850 million children — or 1 in 3 children worldwide — live in areas “where at least four climate and environmental shocks, such as severe drought, extreme heat, flooding, air pollution, and water scarcity, overlap,” according to the authors of a scientific review published in the New England Journal of Medicine. An estimated 850 million children — or 1 in 3 children worldwide — live … Continue reading 1 in 3 Kids Worldwide at Risk From Drought, Flooding, Extreme Heat, Air Pollution or Water Scarcity