Posts tagged "climate change"
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.
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.
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.

April 14 news: Climate change, mumps outbreak in Texas, type 2 diabetes in teens and tweens

Check out today's public health news for Friday, April 14, 2017.
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.
Energy efficiency: First step to slowing climate change

Energy efficiency: First step to slowing climate change

This month's Year of Climate Change and Health theme is clean energy. Barbara Gottlieb, director for Environment & Health, Physicians for Social Responsibility, discusses how improving energy efficiency can reduce global warming pollution, improve our health and more.
Carbon fee and dividend legislation: A catalyst to transition to clean energy

Carbon fee and dividend legislation: A catalyst to transition to clean energy

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.
Year of Climate Change and Health: ‘Clean energy’ is focus for March

Year of Climate Change and Health: ‘Clean energy’ is focus for March

APHA’s Surili Patel discusses the role of energy in climate change and outlines action steps to reduce its impact.