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Health and Climate Change

Public Health Gains Will Follow When Countries Take Steps to Cut Carbon

Flavia Bustreo | Posted 12.01.2016 | Impact
Flavia Bustreo

The health benefits from action to cut carbon emissions are potentially huge -- giving countries a tremendous added incentive to bring health into the equation at COP21 and as they redouble efforts to fight climate change.

The Biggest Global Health Threat of the 21st Century

Paul R. Epstein, M.D., M.P.H. | Posted 06.08.2011 | Green
Paul R. Epstein, M.D., M.P.H.

To get your head around the biggest health threat of all, you might have to change how you think about health entirely. That's because the biggest threat of all, in the view of this blue-ribbon panel, was climate change.