Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: children

Study shows even ‘green’ and ‘nontoxic’ products for kids contain forever...

"These are products that children come into close contact with every day and over a long period of time," said one co-author, arguing that PFAS "should not be allowed in products."

Women, children fleeing Ukraine vulnerable to human trafficking

Organizations and volunteers working with refugees at border crossings and transit points have warned a lack of official organization has left those arriving at serious risk of exploitation.

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

The health and future of the world’s children are at risk...

“This must be a wake up call for countries to invest in child health and development, ensure their voices are heard, protect their rights, and build a future that is fit for children.”

How to raise climate-resilient kids

In the face of climate change, children need positive stress as well as compassion to maintain mental health and inform their responses.

Finland to significantly increase parental leave

“The model guarantees the child a place at the center of family benefits and promotes well-being and gender equality.”

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

The NRA versus American children

Children and teens in the United States experience much higher rates of gun deaths and injuries than in any other industrialized country.

When will we start applying the precautionary principle to the chemicals...

Agencies consistently place a far higher value on corporate profits than they do on the children of the world.

Parenting the climate-change generation

I’m going to heed their leadership. I plan to join them, to learn and listen, to do my best to share my still unarticulatable fears and, with my children, to face this future together.

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Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

‘Dead’ Republicans redux? Revived as blue-collar workers’ party?

If lying hypocrites want a new deal, First they make law and order real.

France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just the start of...

Creating a more diverse energy supply, much of which is directly connected to the very cars or homes consuming that power, makes a lot of sense.

Greta Thunberg joins 630+ young people in landmark climate lawsuit against Sweden

"The Swedish state fails to meet the constitutional requirement to promote sustainable development leading to a good environment for present and future generations," said the plaintiffs.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.