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Air Pollution in Early Childhood

By Bernard van Leer Foundation


Air pollution is a global health emergency and young children are the most vulnerable. Polluted air causes long-lasting damage to babies and toddlers, whose brains and bodies are still developing and who breathe in more toxic air than adults. A comprehensive set of policies are needed to reduce emissions at source, while protecting children from the pollution which already exists.



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https://bernardvanleer.org/ecm-article/2018/pollution-and-child-development/#:~:text=And%20air%20pollution%20exposure%20during,in%20the%20past%2050%20years.

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