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State politics, industry drive planetary health education for K-12 students in US

September 28, 2023

As much of the U.S. broils under record-setting temperatures, battles wildfires and is rocked by fierce storms, a new study suggests that the science learning standards for many public schools are not preparing young people to understand and respond to problems such as climate change that will dramatically impact their lives and those of millions of people around the globe. 

September 28, 2023

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