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Protecting world’s most vulnerable populations from climate change

Protecting world’s most vulnerable populations from climate change

Panelists at the Climate & Health Meeting discussed ways we can find solutions to climate change from low- and middle-income countries.
“Where is the justice?”: Vulnerable communities struggle in the U.S.

“Where is the justice?”: Vulnerable communities struggle in the U.S.

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.
Special keynotes: Good news regarding climate change and health

Special keynotes: Good news regarding climate change and health

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.
Former Vice President Al Gore details dangerous effects of climate change on human health

Former Vice President Al Gore details dangerous effects of climate change on human health

Gore discussed the many health risks elevated by climate change in his keynote address at the Climate & Health Meeting, including food and nutrient scarcity.
APHA Storify: APHA launches the Year of Climate Change and Health

APHA Storify: APHA launches the Year of Climate Change and Health

Climate change is a serious threat to human health. APHA is leading a new initiative to reduce its effects.
APHA’s Year of Climate Change and Health: February focus on climate justice

APHA’s Year of Climate Change and Health: February focus on climate justice

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.
APHA, Gore fill gap left by canceled climate and health conference

APHA, Gore fill gap left by canceled climate and health conference

Former Vice President Al Gore, APHA and others announced they would host a meeting on climate change and health Feb. 16 in Atlanta.
Watch: APHA lauded for climate change work during HHS nominee hearing

Watch: APHA lauded for climate change work during HHS nominee hearing

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse gave APHA a shout-out during yesterday's Senate hearings for HHS Secretary-designate Rep. Tom Price.
Public health taking action as climate change heats up

Public health taking action as climate change heats up

APHA announces 2017 as the Year of Climate Change and Health. Learn more in this story from the January 2017 issue of The Nation's Health.
Little light in the storm: Climate change affects mental health

Little light in the storm: Climate change affects mental health

It’s well-established that climate change affects people’s physical health. But what about mental health?
Global One Health Day launched by three international health groups

Global One Health Day launched by three international health groups

Cheryl Stroud outlines the importance of the One Health movement and its upcoming observance: Global One Health Day.
Air pollution is yet another issue that disproportionately impacts minority and low-income communities

Air pollution is yet another issue that disproportionately impacts minority and low-income communities

The Clean Power Plan protects against air pollution and climate change, argues APHA's Dr. Georges Benjamin in The Huffington Post.