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Climate Change Public Health

Climate Crisis a Public-Health Emergency Too: Why Nurses Will Join Climate March Sept. 21

Deborah Burger | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green
Deborah Burger

For registered nurses the climate crisis is a clear and present public-health emergency as well as a creeping bomb for our planet -- and they draw a direct link between extreme forms of energy extraction and the horrific impacts they see on human health.

Climate Change and Our Children

Frederica Perera, DrPH, PhD | Posted 09.10.2013 | Science
Frederica Perera, DrPH, PhD

While there are few quantitative estimates of the proportion of childhood morbidity and mortality due to human-induced climate change, there is scientific agreement that both direct and indirect effects of climate change have already taken a significant toll on children.