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A century separates these two mothers with their young children. Left photo by G.M. Ekwurzel, right photo source www.mass.gov.

On the left is my great grandmother with my grandfather in a stroller near the start of the twentieth century, on the right an image of a mother adjusting her child’s car seat in the twenty-first century.

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About the author: Brenda Ekwurzel is a senior climate scientist and assistant director of climate research and analysis at UCS. She has expertise on many aspects of climate variability including Arctic Ocean and sea ice, wildfires, groundwater, and coastal erosion. She holds a Ph.D. in isotope geochemistry from Columbia University (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory). See Brenda's full bio.

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