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Earth Week 2021

A host of events are planned for Earth Week 2021, including a talk by the lead negotiator for the Paris Climate Agreement, Christiana Figueres.

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…

Gina McCarthy tapped to coordinate U.S. climate agenda

Gina McCarthy, president and CEO of the Natural Resources Defense Council and chair of the board of advisers of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment, has been chosen by…

In health sector, surgery is major contributor to climate change

Surgery is resource intensive and contributes substantially to greenhouse-gas emissions within the health sector, according to a Lancet article co-authored by Aaron Bernstein. And as lifesaving procedures become increasingly available around the world, the climate impact could get…