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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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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

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Brutally hot summer becomes proving ground for new heat alert system

Our system, designed with Climate Central, is designed to go beyond existing weather forecasts and text-based alerts to provide more detailed warnings.

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Is it possible to be optimistic about climate change?

Our resident Climate Optimist Marcy Franck tells CNN the green transition is unstoppable and picking up speed.

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Youth Climate Summit Brings Together High School Students from Across the Globe

It was a summer of learning and action.

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Climate action is one of our greatest opportunities to improve health and equity.

- Aaron Bernstein, Harvard Chan C-CHANGE