All articles related to "Samuel Skipworth Myers":

A call to action on planetary health

Planetary health experts from around the globe have issued a call to action charting a path forward to support a more equitable and resilient post-pandemic world.

How we’re harming the planet—and ourselves

Human-caused changes in the global environment, such as deforestation and air pollution, are increasingly threatening our own health and well-being, according to Harvard Chan School's Samuel Myers.

‘Climate emergency’ is OED word of the year

The Oxford English Dictionary chose “climate emergency” as its word of the year for 2019, reflecting the hundred-fold increase in the phrase’s usage over the previous year. Gina McCarthy, director of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s…

Clinicians urged to act on planetary health

Physicians, nurses, and other clinicians were called on to help address urgent planetary health challenges in an April 19, 2019 comment in The Lancet. Co-authors of the piece included Samuel Myers, principal research scientist, planetary health, at Harvard…