Dr. Nguyen influences her colleagues and patients to care about the environment and the worsening climate crisis. Also known as "Dr. Plastic Picker" she delights her patients with her recycled....
The nation’s premier health policy journal, Health Affairs, devotes its entire December issue to the topic of health and the climate, and offers a solutions-focused approach to managing the climate....
Experiencing the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Dr. Gredia Huerta-Montañez is helping Puerto Ricans to recover, and promoting climate action and resilience.
2021 must be the year that the United States recommits to an opportunity that carries the potential to head off the world’s accelerating climate calamity.
Dr. David Chang writes on how the excessive economic and environmental costs of surgical waste will not be sustainable as global cataract surgery continues to increase.
Medical students, Samantha Rodriguez and Miranda Ricart, introduced information about climate and health into courses in their medical curriculum.
Guest post by Dr. Sam Stea: The climate crisis is being fought in our clinics and hospitals, and we physicians will be accountable. I choose to be accountable now.
The world’s climate, and the United Kingdom’s health and economy, will be better off because of their plan to require all new cars and trucks be electric-powered from 2030.
Nurse Practitioner Carol Lindsey is passionate about helping patients and health professionals understand the health impacts of climate change.
Dr. Millstein knows climate change is a health emergency, especially for our children, and she has hope health professionals can take action!
Members of Michigan Clinicians for Climate Action and Michigan State Medical Society are taking note of climate change impacts on their patients' health, and taking action!
Read Dr. Mitchell's personal story of how being the subject of racism led him to help create and change institutions to act on climate and environmental injustices.
Dr. Hayley Guilkey is working to fight the climate crisis in South Carolina - reaching health professionals and patients to help make changes statewide.
Pandemics and climate change affect disadvantaged people in many predictable ways and we must do better to prioritize public health.
A new study provides evidence that increasing the percentage of plant-based proteins in our diet can influence health and longevity.
Dr. Andrew Lewandowski is a voice for climate justice by advocating for solutions that are equitable and by bringing people from marginalized communities to the policy-making tables.
The Planetary Health Report Card is a pilot project in the United States and Canada. Medical Students for a Sustainable Future are leading this effort.
Read more about these publications - one appearing last week in JAMA; the other earlier this month in the ACEP Journal Annals of Emergency Medicine.