Climate Change

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…

CDC Activates Emergency Operations Center for Hurricane Florence

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Wednesday, September 12 to coordinate 24/7 all CDC activities for public health needs before, during, and after Hurricane Florence, including the…

Confront the Health Impacts of Climate Change with NACCHO’s Toolkit

By Dylan Williams, Intern, and Chelsea Gridley-Smith, Senior Program Analyst, NACCHO Climate change is a problem of national magnitude that affects the health of all Americans. Climate change deteriorates the health of the public by…