Why is the U.S. locking down for climate change? September 27, 2023

Brita Lundberg, MD, Greater Boston PSR Board Chair | CommonWealth Magazine

Our children aren’t playing outside because it’s 118 degrees Fahrenheit or there is fire at the door or they can’t breathe due to air pollution or wildfire smoke. In Hawaii last month and across the Northeast and the midwest last summer, wildfires led to involuntary lockdowns.

Yet while lockdowns due to COVID were difficult, they seem like a cakewalk compared to the current and future dire lockdowns due to climate.

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