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Posts tagged "Public Health & Climate Change"

Doctors and Medical Associations Join in Effort to Engage Public on Climate Change

As I tracked with several colleagues in a 2009 paper, climate change-related health impacts such as extreme heat, disease, and respiratory problems, and more vivid threats such as hurricanes have received relatively limited news and public attention. According to our analysis, these types of health impacts historically have been mentioned in fewer than 5% and 10% of...

How Can We Integrate Scientific Evidence Into Our Climate and Energy Policy Choices?

Earlier this year, Physicians for Social Responsibility posed the question in the title to this post  to a number of experts working across dimensions of the climate change and energy debate.  Each then took time to write brief answers based on their work.  Among those queried, my colleague Ed Maibach and I had the chance...