A series of posters to help the public — including patients, families and communities–understand the health impacts of climate change and what they can do to protect themselves and the planet. (Poster Size: 18×24″)
- Climate Change, Heat & You
- Climate Change, Allergies & You
- Climate Change & Heart Health
- Climate Change & Your Food
- Climate Change, Asthma & You (Version 1)
- Climate Change, Asthma & You (Version 2)
There is clear proof that the world’s climate is changing. These changes will affect the usual, expected weather patterns. They are caused by human activities, like operating factories, driving vehicles, and pollution. Climate change could have a serious effect on the health of the public. For additional information, click on the image at right or on this link to the American College of Physicians’ fact sheet.
American Academy of Pediatrics Fact Sheet
Climate change not only affects the lives of children now, it has everything to do with their future. For information about kids’ health, click How Climate Change Affects Children: AAP Policy Explained, and visit the American Academy of Pediatrics’ website, HealthyChildren.org.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provides immediate access to a cross-section of environmental data for any geographical location in the U.S. Access useful information about your air, water, energy choices, and ways to lessen the impacts of climate change at MyEnvironment.