The IRA has the potential to bring substantial benefits to the health of the U.S. population across the country, preventing nearly 4,000 deaths and 100,000 asthma attacks every year by....
The Inflation Reduction Act is a historic legislative victory for climate and health equity that will transform the US response to climate change and accelerate the clean energy transition. At....
Our director's statement on the climate and health impacts of today's West Virginia v. EPA decision.
The Consortium uplifts the following statement from five of our member societies on the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.
HHS is asking health care institutions to join a voluntary pledge to decarbonize and plan for climate resilience to best protect the communities they serve.
Read perspectives on climate equity and health in a recently published article in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Read about HHS' call to action for health care stakeholders to commit to tackling the climate crisis through a new initiative aimed at reducing emissions across the health care sector.
America's health organizations are calling on the Biden Administration to invest in clean energy - not fossil fuels - to ensure energy independence.
The Consortium has released a new report targeted to health professionals outlining five climate solutions that research shows will deliver immediate, often localized, health and equity benefits.
The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health announced today the launch of the second year of its Climate and Health Equity Fellowship (CHEF) program with a class of 15....
The Consortium has released its 2021 Annual Report, viewable now on our website. We look forward to another year of progress on climate and health in 2022.
The Consortium applauds the Biden Administration and world leaders for taking critical steps to reduce methane emissions, including the proposed EPA rule to regulate methane emissions from the oil and....
The members of the National Academy of Medicine urges Congress to recognize that the climate crisis is a human health emergency.
The Consortium welcomes and applauds the Biden Administration's new cross-agency initiative to protect workers and communities from the impacts of extreme heat.
REPORT – The Costs of Climate Inaction: The Economic Burden of Fossil Fuels and Climate Change on Health in the United States
This report reveals the enormous cost to public health from fossil fuel air pollution and climate change.
America’s health leaders implore our elected leaders to meet this pivotal moment with the transformational investments required to protect and promote the health of all in response to the climate....
Welcome news! The White House has announced a plan to enact a worker safety rule for heat and to invest in other heat resilience programs.