Posts tagged "climate change"

Aug. 26 news: WHO and e-cigarettes, late school start for teens, climate change and health care savings

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

July 29 news: White House on climate change, Ebola, surgeon general on tanning

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Don’t let climate change harm your health this summer, experts warn

Don’t let climate change harm your health this summer, experts warn

It’s almost July Fourth weekend, but as you prepare for the outdoors make sure you don’t let climate change put you or your loved ones in danger.
APHA strongly supports National Climate Assessment's action steps

APHA strongly supports National Climate Assessment’s action steps

The American Public Health Association expressed strong support for the public health actions recommended in the National Climate Assessment released today.
EPA’s McCarthy talks climate action on ‘The Daily Show’

EPA’s McCarthy talks climate action on ‘The Daily Show’

On the eve of Earth Day, U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy appeared on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” to discuss steps the Obama administration is taking to address climate change.

April 21 news: Pollen allergies, climate change and wildfires, childhood bullying

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, April 21.

Senators pull all-nighter in push for climate change action

About 30 senators took turns speaking through the night Monday into early Tuesday to urge congressional action on climate change.
Obama highlights ACA in 2014 State of the Union address

Obama highlights ACA in 2014 State of the Union address

In last night’s State of the Union address President Barack Obama briefly touched upon declining childhood obesity rates, climate change directives, gun violence prevention and immigration. When it came time to discuss health reform, the president was much more thorough.
EPA rule to limit carbon pollution from new power plants opens for comment

EPA rule to limit carbon pollution from new power plants opens for comment

A new standard to protect public health from carbon pollution and the impacts of climate change is now open for public comment.

EPA proposes new protections against carbon pollution

The EPA proposed Friday new protections against carbon pollution, a leading contributor to climate change. The standard will lower carbon emissions from new power plants fired by fossil fuels.

President’s climate change plan takes aim at carbon pollution

In the face of rising asthma rates and increasing numbers of floods, heat waves and droughts, President Barack Obama’s administration has been criticized for failing to act strongly enough on climate change.

Aug. 21 news: ER visits, junk food ads, Billy Joel hat tip

Check out the latest public health news, reviews and happenings today, Wednesday, August 21, 2013.