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Going Global

ParentMap, September 2016 Issue

This month’s feature takes us into the courtroom. Around the country, children are suing for the environment and asserting their rights to live in a healthy and sustainable world. Even better news: They’re winning! It’s inspiring that our children’s and grandchildren’s brilliant future on this beautiful but warming planet is being challenged by none other than kids.

So this fall, as you have your family back-to-school planning session — which we hope also includes some suggestions from this awesome fall arts list — consider how to reduce your family’s carbon footprint. As local dad and climate change activist Michael Foster puts it: “We feel the most powerful and joyful when we take action on climate. We know we’re doing this for someone besides ourselves. It’s about the next generation.