Environment
Thank you, Clean Air Act!

Thank you, Clean Air Act!

APHA and the American Lung Association hold congressional briefings on air quality, climate change and health.
Air pollution: An important risk factor for cardiovascular disease

Air pollution: An important risk factor for cardiovascular disease

It is crucial that we work together to lower the amount of human-created particulate matter and pollution to protect the cardiovascular health of our population.
Celebrate Bike to Work Day this Friday!

Celebrate Bike to Work Day this Friday!

Commute by bike to boost your health, savings and the environment.
Senate blocks repeal of methane rule in a public health win

Senate blocks repeal of methane rule in a public health win

The Senate failed today to repeal a rule that curbs methane leaks from oil and gas wells on public lands. APHA's Benjamin called it a victory for public health.
Unmask My City: Because everyone deserves clean air and a stable climate

Unmask My City: Because everyone deserves clean air and a stable climate

A new initiative to raise awareness of air pollution and its health effects launches today on World Asthma Day. Learn more about Unmask My City and how it is helping address this global health threat.
Architecture that matters: Award-winning architecture promotes health and reduces carbon emissions

Architecture that matters: Award-winning architecture promotes health and reduces carbon emissions

APHA’s Year of Climate Change and Health this month focuses on transportation and healthy community design. Learn how architecture is working to promote health.
APHA marches for science

APHA marches for science

APHA members, APHA Affiliates and public health supporters joined the throngs of evidence-based enthusiasts on Earth Day for the March for Science.
Creating a healthier, cleaner transportation system

Creating a healthier, cleaner transportation system

Guest bloggers from the Natural Resources Defense Council discuss the role of transportation in health as part of APHA's Year of Climate Change and Health.
APHA celebrates Earth Day in more than one way

APHA celebrates Earth Day in more than one way

With Earth Day and the March for Science slated for Saturday, Surili Patel discusses the significance of APHA's Year of Climate Change and Health and activities for April.
APHA joins March for Science

APHA joins March for Science

In an era when science is under attack, APHA is stepping up to its defense. Literally.
Planners, designers join with public health to promote healthy communities

Planners, designers join with public health to promote healthy communities

A new collaboration announced yesterday as part of National Public Health Week brings new energy to the goal of creating healthy communities.
States: Leading the way on clean energy

States: Leading the way on clean energy

This month's Year of Climate Change and Health theme is clean energy. Jason Albritton, MS, director of U.S. climate and energy policy for The Nature Conservancy, shares how states are making progress in promoting clean energy policies.