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What world will he get?

As we are stuck in the house with childcare canceled due to hazardous air quality, my 4-year-old son is gushing about the beautiful scenes of nature rotating on the TV screensaver. It breaks my heart that in the future, we may only admire such tremendous beauty in photographs of what it used to look like — because we didn’t act when we could. It was a punch in the gut when he asked me “are those places are still here?”

I know they won’t be if we don’t stop denying reality and make a rapid transition to clean energy. What is the worst that could happen? Clean air for everyone?

Claire Richards, Ph.D., RN

Spokane


 

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