The dangers of heat during pregnancy
Stefania Papatheodorou, lecturer in epidemiology, discusses the implications of a new study that linked higher temperatures with impaired fetal growth, and how pregnant people can protect themselves during days of extreme heat.
Buildings can be both well-ventilated and energy efficient, says expert
It’s possible to design buildings that have better ventilation and that also use less energy, according to Harvard Chan School’s Joseph Allen.
Extreme temperatures linked with heart disease deaths
Days that are very hot or very cold increased the risk of death among people with cardiovascular diseases, according to large long-term international study co-authored by experts from Harvard Chan School.
New toolkit to help clinics care for patients during climate shocks
A toolkit developed by the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at Harvard Chan School (Harvard Chan C-CHANGE) and Americares aims to protect people on the front lines of climate change.
Emergency docs discuss takeaways from climate summit
Three emergency room physicians spoke about progress made in addressing the climate crisis at the recent UN climate summit in Egypt (COP27)—as well as the significant challenges that remain—at a November 22 panel discussion.