All articles related to "climate change":

Building a hub for data science in Africa

Advances in data science have the potential to improve health and well-being for people in Africa, but this promise has been limited by a shortage of local data scientists.

How trees can improve climate, health, mood, and more

Trees provide a host of benefits, according to experts—they can combat extreme heat, expand access to nature, reduce people’s stress and blood pressure levels, promote physical activity, improve and foster community pride.

Preserving biodiversity for planetary, human health

Liz Willetts, visiting scholar and planetary health policy director in Harvard Chan School's Department of Environmental Health, explains the importance of nations aligning their biodiversity policies to optimize outcomes for both biodiversity and health.

Why we can be optimistic about climate change

Even though we’re inundated with news about scary climate disasters—from wildfires to extreme heat to flooding—we can stay optimistic about the climate’s future “because we know how to prevent things from getting worse,” according to Harvard Chan School’s…