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Zivin, Joshua Graff; Shrader, Jeffrey – Future of Children, 2016
The extreme temperatures expected under climate change may be especially harmful to children. Children are more vulnerable to heat partly because of their physiological features, but, perhaps more important, because they behave and respond differently than adults do. Children are less likely to manage their own heat risk and may have fewer ways to…
Descriptors: Climate, Child Health, Heat, Death
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Akresh, Richard – Future of Children, 2016
We have good reason to predict that a warming climate will produce more conflict and violence. A growing contingent of researchers has been examining the relationship in recent years, and they've found that hotter temperatures and reduced rainfall are linked to increases in conflict at all scales, from interpersonal violence to war. Children are…
Descriptors: Children, Climate, Conflict, War
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Earle, Alison; Mokomane, Zitha; Heymann, Jody – Future of Children, 2011
The United States does not guarantee families a wide range of supportive workplace policies such as paid maternity and paternity leave or paid leave to care for sick children. Proposals to provide such benefits are invariably met with the complaint that the costs would reduce employment and undermine the international competitiveness of American…
Descriptors: Family Work Relationship, Public Policy, Foreign Countries, Leaves of Absence