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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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Young doctors are at COP28, and they've got a message for world leaders

Our climate and health fellow Tess Wiskel says the climate crisis is a health crisis, but COP28 ushered in hope: "The sheer number of talks on health is extraordinary," she said.

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Investing in resilience is a great deal for people and the climate

“If you were to invest $1 in climate change resilience solutions you could get at least $6 out in health benefits,” said our Interim Director, Dr. Kari Nadeau. “That’s a fantastic deal.”

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Health risks linked to climate change are getting worse, experts warn

The Lancet Countdown shines a light on problems and solutions.

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

- Aaron Bernstein, Harvard Chan C-CHANGE