What Climate Change Is Already Doing to Children’s Brains

November 21, 2022Time published an article by Frederica Perera is a Professor of Public Health, Director of Translational Research, and Founding Director of the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health. She is the author of Children’s Health and the Peril of Climate Change.

The article details from Perera’s own research and that of many other scientists that has revealed the extraordinary vulnerability of children to climate change and air pollution, both largely due to fossil fuel burning. The research highlights that climate change and air pollution are causing serious harm to children’s health and developing brains, even while they are in the womb.