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Experts: Children Not Spared Effects of Climate Change

Childhood experts say children are not spared from the effects of climate change.  On the contrary, they are especially impacted by food scarcity and disease brought about by global warming, a U.S. pediatric group says. Young children need adequate nutrition to grow.  They cannot get enough when crops wither in excessive heat, as water sources become scarce.  The nutrient value of key food crops, including wheat, rice and barley, also declines. "Children in...

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