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Climate Change Is Bad for Health—Dr. Ahdoot’s Story» Watch Video
How our health is harmed by climate changeLearn More
VIDEO: How climate change and air pollution can affect your health» Watch Video
From committed physician to socially conscious puppeteer, Dr. Wendy Ring talks about climate change issues that affect us all and creative ways to get the message across.
Broken Glass, Petrochemicals, and Other Harvey Hazards
As millions of people struggle to recover from the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, healthcare providers will need to be on the lookout for health conditions that result from being exposed to rising floodwaters and other dangers.
Is the future just one long hot summer?
Blog Post from Dr. Cecilia Sorensen, Consortium Fellow: Global climate change is predicted to exacerbate underlying determinants of poverty and widespread effects on human health.
Minnesota health advocates praise increased social cost of carbon
American Lung Association of Minnesota board member Dr. Gail Brottman stated that asthma is the most chronic childhood disease and made worse by particulate pollution.
Sept. 9th: Climate and Health Training – What Every Health Professional Should Know
As informed and trusted individuals, health professionals play a critical role in addressing the
health impacts of climate change with patients, communities, and public leaders
Sept. 20: Mental Health and Our Changing Climate webinar
Building on the research report, Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Impacts, Implications, and Guidance, Climate for Health will be hosting a free webinar in partnership with the American Psychological Association.
Sept. 21: Georgetown University Event – Climate Change Expert to Speak on “Planetary Health”
On Thursday, Sept. 21, Gary Cohen, Co-Founder and President Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth, will speak at Georgetown University on “Planetary Health”
Oct. 4: Project Drawdown Webinar – 60 Minutes with Paul Hawken
A broad coalition of researchers, scientists, graduate students, PhDs, post-docs, policy makers, business leaders and activists to assemble and present the best available information on climate solutions in order to describe their beneficial financial, social and environmental impact over the next 30 years.
The mission of the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health is to inform the public and policymakers about the harmful health effects of climate change on Americans, and about the immediate and long-term health benefits associated with decreasing greenhouse gas emissions (i.e., heat-trapping pollution) and other preventive and protective measures.