Climate Change

Global Climate Change in Your Community: Take Action Now

By Grace McClain, Program Analyst, NACCHO Global climate change may seem like a public health threat of the future, but many communities in the United States are feeling the health impacts of climate change today.…

APHA 2019 Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts

The American Public Health Association (APHA) is now accepting abstracts for APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo. The theme of the meeting is Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health. Authors are encouraged…

The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change

The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate, is a report that was established to provide an independent, global monitoring system dedicated to tracking the health dimensions of the impacts of, and the response…

Request for Proposals: Climate and Health Adaptation in Local Health Departments

NACCHO supports local efforts to track, prevent, and mitigate the health effects of climate change. These efforts include (1) incorporating adaptation planning into land use, housing, and transportation design; (2) preparing communities for extreme and…

Interactive Maps on Climate Change and Air Pollution

The Revelator, an initiative of the Center for Biological Diversity, released two interactive maps: Climate in 2050 shows how rising temperatures will affect communities around the world based on current climate change projections. Air Pollution…

New Environmental Health Success Stories from ASTHO

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) published new environmental health success stories highlighting promising and useful practices and implementation strategies developed by state and territorial health agencies: Wisconsin Creates Local Adaptation Strategies…