Naomi Klein: Fossil Fuels Threaten Our Ability to Have Healthy Children

By Indre Viskontas

It's self-evident that embryos, fetuses, and babies are vulnerable. We have strict laws protecting children because they cannot fend for themselves. And yet, too often, we ignore the impact that environmental disasters have on the very earliest stages of life. In her new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, Naomi Klein examines the effect that our reliance on fossil fuels has on the most helpless members of the animal kingdom—as well as on our own children.

http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2014/09/naomi-klein-inquiring-minds

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