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)
Climate Change and Human Health Risks in Your State
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 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.
American Academy of Pediatrics
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.
American College of Physicians
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.
The Environmental Protection Agency‘s set of eight communication material kits describes how each of the eight vulnerable populations is subject to climate change.
Click on the link to access the communication material kit:
- Climate Change and the Health of Children
- Climate Change and the Health of People with Disabilities
- Climate Change, Health, and Environmental Justice
- Climate Change and the Health of People with Existing Medical Conditions
- Climate Change and the Health of Indigenous Populations
- Climate Change and the Health of Occupational Groups
- Climate Change and the Health of Older Adults
- Climate Change and the Health of Pregnant Women
Click on the image to download the fact sheet: