The Climate Crisis is a Child Rights Crisis

The climate crisis is the defining human and child’s rights challenge of this generation, and is already having a devastating impact on the well-being of children globally. Understanding where and....

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State of the Air 2021

The American Lung Association has analyzed data from official air quality monitors to compile the State of the Air report. The more you learn about the air you breathe, the....

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State of Global Air 2020

The Health Effects Institute released their “State of Global Air” 2020 report, a global report card on air pollution exposures and their impacts on human health.

The Road to Clean Air 2020

This 2020 national report by the American Lung Association highlights the potential for major public health benefits of widespread electrification of the transportation sector. Across the United States, the transportation sector is a....

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2019 Lancet Countdown Policy Brief for the US

This Policy Brief showcases U.S. data from the global indicators with additional supplemental source data to draw out the most nationally relevant findings and highlight the key threats and opportunities....

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Health Care’s Climate Footprint

A report which details the impact that health care is having on the planet through food, energy use, transport and anesthetic gases.

IPCC Report: Climate Change and Land

An IPCC Special Report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems.

Saving Energy, Saving Lives

The Health Impacts of Avoiding Power Plant Pollution with Energy Efficiency We often hear that energy efficiency saves money and creates jobs, but what do we know about its public....

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IPCC 2018 Report – Global Warming of 1.5 ºC

An IPCC 2018 Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the....

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COP24 Special Report: Health & Climate Change

Overview This report is a contribution from the public health community to support the negotiations of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It was written at the....

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2018 National Climate Assessment

Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4) Volume II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States The National Climate Assessment (NCA) assesses the science of climate change and variability and its....

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Adaptation in Action

Communities across the nation are taking action to reduce the effects of climate change on health. Read Adaptation in Action Part II 2018: Grantee Success Stories from CDC's Climate and....

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