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Children With Asthma Replace Polar Bears As the New Face of Climate Change

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- 1447 days ago -
"This is not just about disappearing polar bears and melting ice caps, though I like polar bears and I know about melting ice caps," Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, declared at a press conference this morning

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Monday June 9, 2014, 7:47 am
thanks Cher

Teresa W (782)
Monday June 9, 2014, 8:15 am
noted, thank you

pam w (139)
Monday June 9, 2014, 2:48 pm
MAYBE this will get the attention of those who don't care about animals?

Joanne Dixon (38)
Monday June 9, 2014, 3:21 pm
I hope it will help. If anyone gets up a petition to thank Gina for saying it, I'll sign.

. (0)
Monday June 9, 2014, 3:29 pm
Yes, thanks Cher.

Birgit W (160)
Monday June 9, 2014, 3:30 pm
We knew this already at least 30 years ago, and why is nothing being done?

Nelson Baker (0)
Monday June 9, 2014, 4:42 pm
Noted. Thank you for the article.

reft h (66)
Monday June 9, 2014, 10:49 pm
Thanks. I've noticed an increase in adults being diagnosed with asthma as well.

Panchali Yapa (26)
Tuesday June 10, 2014, 12:59 am
Thank you

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Tuesday June 10, 2014, 1:47 am
Noted. Thank you.

Sara P (55)
Tuesday June 10, 2014, 6:13 am
Thanks Cher

B Lewenza (76)
Tuesday June 10, 2014, 7:09 am
Noted Thanks Cher for posting. The EPA says such a huge reduction in smog and soot will prevent up to 6,600 premature deaths a year, 150,000 asthma attacks in children, 3,300 heart attacks, and 490,000 missed school and work days. These are huge numbers on the health aspect and I'm sure that this is only the tip of the iceburg. My great niece and grandson both suffer from asthma and when the attacks occur it is no walk in the park. All of this pollution must stop and soot, ash really needs to stop for the safety of the kids.

Winn A (179)
Tuesday June 10, 2014, 7:15 am
Very sad to say the least.

David C (131)
Tuesday June 10, 2014, 9:48 am
the loss of all life is sad....but maybe those who have so far been unwilling to do what is right to save life on our planet will wake up when they see this.........
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