US Climate and Health Alliance

The US Climate and Health Alliance is a national network of health and public health practitioners dedicated to addressing the threats of climate change to health.

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Will More Hot Days Mean More Inequality?

August 31, 2017

The Colorado Trust

Our colleagues at Denver’s Department of Environmental Health have been doing great work that is changing the way heat and climate change are understood in the city. As key members of our Climate Change and Health Learning Collaborative for local health departments, Denver DEH has created a vital heat vulnerability map that is being used to understand how to protect Denver’s most vulnerable communities in the face of the dangerous effects of climate change. Please read and share this article!

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Climate Change Made Hurricane Harvey Even More Dangerous to People’s Health

August 31, 2017

Here’s what we know: climate change can make hurricanes worse. We care about the connections to climate change because we care about health. Climate change intensifies extreme storms which threaten health directly and indirectly. It is our time as health professionals to speak up and demand responsible, safe climate policies. The reality of Hurricane Harvey pushes us to continue this work for effective climate change policy. The health and livelihood of communities including those in Harvey’s path depend on it.

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Help promote Children’s Environmental Health Day!

October 12, 2017

Location: Virtual

Sponsor: Children’s Environmental Health Network

More details: Help promote Children’s Environmental Health Day on social media and throughout your networks!

Despite the many successes and advancements in the field of children’s environmental health over the past few decades, today’s children face an epidemic of illness and chronic diseases linked to environmental exposures and our changing climate. As stated in the Blueprint for Protecting Children’s Environmental Health and Urgent Call to Action, there is an urgent need to put children and families back into the forefront of our nation’s actions regarding health and environment.

Read more about what simple things you can do on October 12th here.

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