Environment
Biking, walking becoming more accessible in metro areas

Biking, walking becoming more accessible in metro areas

Across the country, metropolitan areas large and small are taking steps to improve local walking and biking opportunities. New guides from APHA and partners are helping them improve their communities. Read our report from The Nation's Health.
Fumes across the fence-line

Fumes across the fence-line

Health impacts from oil and gas air pollution on fence-line communities
Watch: Deranger calls on public health to work alongside indigenous communities to confront climate change

Watch: Deranger calls on public health to work alongside indigenous communities to confront climate change

APHA 2017 keynote speaker Eriel Deranger talks with APHA TV.
Q&A: The Lancet Countdown’s Howard Frumkin

Q&A: The Lancet Countdown’s Howard Frumkin

The Lancet Countdown is a new report tracking progress on climate change and its health impacts. APHA member Howard Frumkin served as a lead on its U.S. brief and discussed its importance for public health with The Nation's Health.
Planting trees for public health

Planting trees for public health

How we can achieve a healthier, more verdant world
EPA reverses delay of ozone standard in a win for public health

EPA reverses delay of ozone standard in a win for public health

Reversing the decision to delay the new standards strengthens protections from smog-producing ozone and helps improve our nation’s health.
The Human Cost of the Food We Eat

The Human Cost of the Food We Eat

We rarely consider the human cost of our food supply chain, but it does exist and can be high.
Building transformational resilience for climate change

Building transformational resilience for climate change

Preparing for the personal mental health impacts of a warming world.
Climate changes mental health

Climate changes mental health

Mental health professionals are seeing a range of psychiatric disorders emerge from climate change stress.
Building for mental health and resilience: Architects use design to mitigate environmental stressors

Building for mental health and resilience: Architects use design to mitigate environmental stressors

A look at how building design with a focus on resilience and sustainability can help reduce mental distress.
Join the environmental health conversation!

Join the environmental health conversation!

Investing in a robust environmental health system is crucial for equitable and accessible prevention of and response to emergencies.
US cities taking the lead on combating climate change

US cities taking the lead on combating climate change

Cities are combating climate change through concerted initiatives between residents and local governments. Learn more from this story as reported in The Nation's Health.