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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New Lancet Countdown report on climate change and health

October 31, 2017

Lancet Countdown

The Lancet Countdown released a new report assessing global progress on climate change and health. The report builds on the influential work of the 2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change, which concluded that anthropogenic climate change threatens to undermine the last 50 years of gains in public health, and conversely, that a comprehensive response could unlock “the greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century.”

The 2017 Report assesses progress in the global response to climate change and associated health impacts across 40 unique indicators and five thematic indicator groups. The report’s authors and the results of the 40 indicators come to three key conclusions…

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We Are Still In: States, Climate Change, and COP 23

December 7, 2017

“We Are Still In” – that is the message that US states (along with cities, businesses, universities, and other organizations) delivered at the international climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany. The US Climate and Health Alliance was also there to share our work to mobilize health professionals to engage in state climate policy conversations and follow climate and health developments at the meeting.

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Health Implications of Mountaintop Mining and Coal Ash

December 12, 2017

Location: Webinar, please register here

Sponsor: Partnerships for Environmental Public Health, NIH

More information: For more information and registration please click here

Join the upcoming PEHP webinar to learn more about the health implications of mountaintop mining and coal ash.

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