Death rates were higher among people in Texas prisons without air conditioning compared to those living in climate-controlled facilities, according to a new study.
Climate change continues to pose dire threats to people’s health and health care systems around the world, according to a new report in The Lancet.
Days of extreme heat driven by climate change are disproportionately harming Black and Hispanic children with asthma, according to experts.
Carmen Messerlian, assistant professor of environmental reproductive, perinatal, and pediatric epidemiology, studies how the world around us—everything from chemical exposures to trauma to climate change—can affect reproductive health and development.
A new extreme heat toolkit aims to provide information for healthcare providers, patients, and clinics on how to handle the serious health impacts of high temperatures.
Extreme heat—the kind that baked the U.S. and other parts of the world in mid-July—poses grave health risks, according to Aaron Bernstein of Harvard Chan School.
The Supreme Court curbed EPA’s power to regulate carbon emissions from power plants. What comes next?
Harvard Chan School experts discuss the implications of a Supreme Court ruling limiting the EPA's power to curb power plant emissions.
Excessive heat—the number one killer of all natural disasters—has been on the rise over the past decade, and experts expect it to get worse because of the climate crisis.