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Forecast grim for allergy sufferers in 2020

Experts believe that the 2020 allergy season will be particularly severe, and climate change may be one of the reasons. Rising average temperatures driven by climate change can cause earlier springs, which bring increases in pollen levels and longer pollen seasons, according…

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Press Conference with Aaron Bernstein, 05/01/20

You’re listening to a press conference from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health with Aaron Bernstein, interim director of the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment (Harvard C-CHANGE), a pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital, and an assistant professor…

Assessing climate change on Earth Day’s 50th anniversary

Aaron Bernstein says that climate change doesn’t scare him because he knows that there are solutions to the problem. Bernstein, interim director of the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment (C-CHANGE) at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, was…

Weakened mercury controls could lead to health harms

The Trump administration has weakened regulations regarding the release of mercury and other toxic metals from coal- and oil-fired power plants. Environmental and public health experts say the move is an attack on air quality and could harm health—particularly that of children.…