If COP26 left you better informed but downcast about our chances of meeting the climate challenge, then connecting children with nature can be a source of hope.
It is true – we have a battle ahead. The impact of climate change on children and young people’s future health has been declared an emergency by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH, 2020).
RCPCH called on the government and world leaders to act immediately to lessen the impact of air pollution on children’s health. It argued that reducing the emissions associated with climate change warrants rapid attention to prevent the lifelong implications they have on an individual’s health.
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