Children ride their decorated bikes at the Canada Day 2017 parade. Photo: Aaron Orlando/Re...

Climate-altering negligence is endangering our children – Revelstoke Mountaineer

Children ride their decorated bikes at the Canada Day 2017 parade. Photo: Aaron Orlando/Revelstoke Mountaineer Most people try to keep their children and grandchildren safe and wouldn’t knowingly put them at risk. Maybe that’s why some ignore or deny the climate crisis. It’s easier than admitting that, by our actions, we’re condemning those we love to an increasingly uncertain future. A new UNICEF report and “Children’s Climate Risk Index” show that almost half the world’s children — one billion — live in countries where they face “extremely high risk” from “climate and environmental hazards, shocks and stresses.” This, the report …

 

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