EPA has announced that hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as fracking, has the potential to affect drinking water sources in the U.S.
This month's Year of Climate Change and Health theme is clean energy. Lisa Del Buono, MD, co-leader of the Northern Michigan Chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby, makes the case for transitioning to a low carbon economy and charging a fee on carbon as a leading solution.
APHA’s Surili Patel discusses the role of energy in climate change and outlines action steps to reduce its impact.
In a post highlighting February’s theme of climate justice, Adriana Garcia of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and David Chang of WE ACT for Environmental Justice discuss the connections between climate justice and health in Northern Manhattan.
The science is clear. Climate change is happening and it’s affecting our health. That was the convincing message delivered by a panel of experts presenting at last week’s Climate and Health Meeting in Atlanta, hosted by APHA and others.
Panelists at the Climate & Health Meeting discussed ways we can find solutions to climate change from low- and middle-income countries.
An afternoon session at the Climate & Health Meeting on “Protecting public health from climate-related threats: From science to practice in the United States” highlighted a wide variety of public health efforts in diverse settings.
Turning the tide against climate effects can be daunting. But during a series of special keynote addresses at the Climate & Health Meeting, leaders spoke about what’s being done to fight back against climate change.
Gore discussed the many health risks elevated by climate change in his keynote address at the Climate & Health Meeting, including food and nutrient scarcity.
Climate change is a serious threat to human health. APHA is leading a new initiative to reduce its effects.
APHA has declared 2017 the Year of Climate Change and Health. Learn about the initiative and this month's theme of climate justice from APHA's Surili Patel.
Former Vice President Al Gore, APHA and others announced they would host a meeting on climate change and health Feb. 16 in Atlanta.