All articles related to "sustainability":

Learning COVID-19’s lessons to prepare for the future

A new Lancet Commission report offers detailed policy recommendations aimed at reducing the dangers of COVID-19, forestalling the next pandemic, and enabling the world to proceed with goals of sustainable development, human rights, and peace.

Bringing heart and humanity to hematology

A hematology fellow from Australia, Eddie Cliff, MPH ’22, cares just as deeply about the well-being of his patients as he does about improving health systems as a whole. He’s also a writer published in the New York…

Getting to know … Will Koh, MPH ’21

Will Koh’s childhood interest in the origins of the food on his plate has taken him from an apprenticeship at a whole-animal butcher shop to a position he started in January as a scientist on the nutrition, health,…

Assessing climate change on Earth Day’s 50th anniversary

Aaron Bernstein says that climate change doesn’t scare him because he knows that there are solutions to the problem. Bernstein, interim director of the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment (C-CHANGE) at Harvard T.H. Chan School…

Report urges comprehensive food policy reform

Combating diet-related disease, reducing nutrition-related disparities and creating a more sustainable food system should be top priorities in the U.S., according to a new report released in honor of the 50th anniversary of the White House Conference on…

The problem of ‘overtourism’

Big crowds at the world’s most popular tourist spots have led to limits on the number of visitors at some destinations and attractions. A June 17, 2019 Washington Post article outlined some of the problems of so-called “overtourism.”…

Why a focus on health can be good for business

Companies are increasingly focusing on health, wellness, and sustainability—not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it’s good for business, according to two Harvard experts. In a May 6, 2019 Q&A in Harvard Business School’s…

Food system transformation needed for human and planetary health

The EAT-Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems calls for global cooperation and commitment to shift diets toward healthy, largely plant-based patterns; make large reductions in food loss and waste; and implement significant sustainability improvements in…

Plate and the Planet

Just as different foods can have differing impacts on human health, they also have differing impacts on the environment. Shifting towards a “planetary health diet” can nurture both people and planet. Human diets inextricably link health and environmental…