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Q&A: Gaurab Basu on climate change, racial justice, and COVID-19

April 9, 2021–Climate change is affecting all corners of the world, but historically marginalized communities are disproportionally bearing its health and economic consequences. Gaurab Basu, a physician with the Cambridge Health Alliance and a health equity fellow at…

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.

A primer on the ‘encyclopedia of carcinogens’

At the Cutter lecture, Elisabete Weiderpass, director of the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, discussed the agency's evaluations of data on potentially cancer-causing agents.

We're better off when we can breathe easy

Until the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us didn't think about indoor air very much, if at all. But healthy buildings expert Joseph Allen has been studying indoor air for years. He says that since we spend 90% of…