All articles related to "climate change":

Op-ed: Obama-era EPA leaders blast Trump emissions rule

A new Trump administration rule is a “do-nothing” approach to curbing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions that cause climate change, according to three members of the Environmental Protection Agency’s leadership team under President Obama. In a June 27, 2019…

New EPA rule weakens Obama-era plan to cut coal plant emissions

A new rule from the Trump administration undercuts Obama-era efforts to limit emissions from coal-fired power plants that contribute to climate change. The Obama administration’s “Clean Power Plan,” which never went into effect because of a court challenge,…

Climate change-related allergies could put more kids in ER

More children could wind up in emergency rooms because of allergy attacks spurred by climate change, according to experts. A June 6, 2019 article in Yale Climate Connections outlined how rising temperatures caused by climate change are already…

How should hospitals respond to climate change?

Hospitals should tackle climate change by taking steps such as better preparing for natural disasters and curbing their own greenhouse gas emissions, said Ashish Jha of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health at a recent Congressional hearing.…

Climate change takes heavy toll on health, lawmakers told

Increased rates of asthma, the spread of disease, and more mental health issues are all linked to climate change, experts told a Congressional panel on April 30, 2019. Among those testifying before the House Committee on Oversight and…

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…