SCIENCE FOR A HEALTHY, JUST, AND MORE SUSTAINABLE WORLD

Harvard Chan C-CHANGE makes climate change personal by connecting it to health and highlighting how climate solutions can provide for a healthier and more just world today and a livable future for our children.

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The Climate Optimist brings you helpful tips and good news each month to help you stay focused on our shared mission to improve health by tackling climate change.

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Featured Issues

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Climate, Kids, and Health

Showing how climate solutions and transitioning to clean energy protects children from dangerous pollutants and helps them live healthier lives today and in the future.

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Climate Change and Infectious Disease

Reducing the risks of emerging infectious diseases by catalyzing actions that bring us back into balance with nature.

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Climate MD

Engaging, supporting and empowering medical professionals to help turn awareness of the health threats posed by climate change into actions that improve health today

Featured News

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More coordinated federal help needed to battle extreme heat, lawmakers told

Our Director Dr. Aaron Bernstein testified about how federal actions can reduce the impacts of extreme heat on health to the House Science Committee's Subcommittee on the Environment

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The climate crisis is making us sick. Doctors need better training to treat it.

Climate-informed clinicians can keep their patients healthier in a changing climate.

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4 tips to beat extreme heat

There are many things we can do to keep our bodies cool and safe during extreme heat, even without air conditioning.

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The ability to turn climate change around into an opportunity to create better public health for all communities is the opportunity we need to grab today.

- Gina McCarthy, Former Director, Harvard Chan C-CHANGE