Opinion: Health Leaders Should Speak Out for Proposed Carbon Emission Regulation
In this new op-ed, Executive Director Dr. Lisa Patel, explores the implications of the EPA's proposed power plant rule and how health professionals should advocate around it.
May 2023 Champion
Joan Widmer, a member of the NH Healthcare Workers for Climate Action’s Board, seeks to share the impacts of climate change on health with the goal of fostering climate action.
April 2023 Champion
Medical student Savita Potarazu helped get a climate change curriculum theme created at the George Washington University School of Medicine.
March 2023 Champions
Advocates at our 2023 Annual Meeting visited over 60 congressional offices to call for stronger clean air standards.
Communications Strategies to Improve Engagement With Climate Change
A recent review from George Mason University provides communication strategies for improving understanding of the links between climate change and human health and building lasting public will for action.
Opinion: To protect our health, tell the truth about the fossil fuel industry
Dr. Linda Rudolph connects the dots between fossil fuels and their impacts on our health and climate and calls for action to counter industry propaganda.
February 2023 Champion
Dr. Gerri Cannon-Smith is leading the launch of Mississippi Health Professionals for Climate and Health Equity.
Updated HVAC Systems Important for Healthy, Equitable, and Sustainable Learning Environments
A new report from RMI and UndauntedK12 highlights the need for updated HVAC systems in schools.
Opinion: Racism is #1 factor in preterm birth disparity
Dr. Rene’ Settle-Robinson underscores the stressors Black women face due to racism and its effect on preterm birth.
UN Summit to Bring Together Mayors Around Creating Healthy Cities
The “Partnership for Healthy Cities Summit" will convene on March 15, 2023.
Good News for Health: Ozone Recovery Is On Track
A new UN report shows significant ozone recovery and a reduction in human exposure to harmful UV rays.
Q&A: Meet Executive Director Dr. Lisa Patel
Learn about Dr. Patel’s climate and health journey, her goals for the Consortium, and how she is feeling about the year ahead.
Opinion: The Other Threat to our Water Supply
Dr. Nicole Mahealani Lum underscores the threats to the water supply in Hawaiʻi due to climate change.
Opinion: Children With Asthma Breathe Easier With Electric School Buses
Dr. Gerri Cannon-Smith argues the benefit of schools switching to electric buses.
Rx for Heatwaves: Sacramento Needs a Comprehensive Plan for Extreme Heat
Dr. Nneoma Nwachuku Ojiaku discusses the health effects of heatwaves on pregnant people.
December 2022 Champion
Dr. Hayley Blackburn is calling on pharmacists to respond to the health impacts of climate change.
Opinion: Wildfires though the health lens
Dr. Pragya Rai addresses wildfires and their health risks including burns, smoke inhalation, and heat-related illness.
Psychotherapy for Eco-Anxiety: Shifting From Catastrophizing to Action
This article from Robert Feder, M.D., addresses how psychiatrists and mental health professionals can help individuals deal with eco-anxiety.
June 2022 Champion
Meet Dr. Jerry Abraham: a family doctor, tireless advocate for healthcare access and health equity, and co-author of the recent AMA resolution on climate change.
May 2022 Champion
Meet our May Champion, Dr. Bethany Carlos! A survey spurred her to climate activism. Dr. Carlos is a 2021 Climate Health Equity Fellow (CHEF). What she learned through these trainings....