Preventive Medicine for the Planet and Its Peoples

“Health is the human face of climate change” was the motivating idea behind the Climate and Health conference held at the Carter Center in Atlanta on Thursday, February 16, 2017.”....

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The Health Hazards of Air Pollution—Implications for Your Patients

Air pollution has many deleterious health effects. The International Energy Agency recently released a report attributing an annual 6.5 million premature deaths to air pollution worldwide. Although the Clean Air....

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The Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate change

The Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate change is an international, multidisciplinary research collaboration between academic institutions and practitioners across the world. Read more …

The effect of climate change on skin disease in North America

Global temperatures continue to rise, reaching new records almost every year this decade. Download the article here.

Reduce short-lived climate pollutants for multiple benefits

Deep cuts in carbon dioxide emissions are urgently needed to prevent dangerous climate change, but they must be complemented by reductions in short-lived climate pollutants, which produce a strong global....

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American College of Physicians

Addressing Air Quality and Health as a Strategy to Combat Climate Change

Poor air quality contributes to and is a consequence of global warming. The burning of fossil fuels to power our homes, businesses, and automobiles contributes to air pollution. Read more …

Eating Less Meat: A Healthy and Environmentally Responsible Dietary Choice

The 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans reflect the impact of dietary patterns on health outcomes, such as diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, and some cancers.mate change. Read the full article online, or Download the....

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Communicating the Health Effects of Climate Change

  As 2015 draws to a close, on track to be the hottest year ever recorded, global attention to climate change has soared. Read more …

Global Climate Change and Children’s Health

Rising global temperature is causing major physical, chemical, and ecological changes across the planet. There is wide consensus among scientific organizations and climatologists that these broad effects, known as climate....

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Views of AAAAI members on climate change and health

The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) assessed their members’ knowledge, attitudes, and experiences with climate change and health in collaboration with George Mason University in a survey....

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American Thoracic Society Member Survey on Climate Change and Health

The American Thoracic Society (ATS), in collaboration with George Mason University, surveyed a random sample of ATS members to assess their perceptions of, clinical experiences with, and preferred policy responses....

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A Survey of African American Physicians on the Health Effects of Climate Change

The U.S. National Climate Assessment concluded that climate change is harming the health of many Americans and identified people in some communities of color as particularly vulnerable to these effects.....

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Heat Waves, Incidence of Infectious Gastroenteritis, and Relapse Rates of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Retrospective Controlled Observational Study

Instrumental observations of global temperature evolution reveal a pronounced warming during the past 150 years. One expression of this warming is the observed increase in the occurrence of heat waves as it has....

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