WEF Writer Discusses Impact Of Air Pollution On Children’s Health, Development
World Economic Forum: Our poisonous air is harming our children’s brains
Douglas Broom, senior writer for formative content at WEF, discusses the impacts of air pollution on children’s health and development, writing, “Action is becoming increasingly urgent. A 2018 United Nations report said that although child mortality rates have more than halved in the past two decades, poor air quality has led to higher death rates among children in their first year of life. Unless we act now, years of progress on child health could be reversed” (3/20).