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Nutrition for health, environment, and society | Harvard Magazine Illustration by Pete Ryan by Jonathan Shaw March-April 2017 Right Now | The Beef About Beef Visit Gidon Eshel’s website. When Gidon Eshel sits down for a meal, his plate holds a full agenda. There’s the food, of course—plant-based, … Continue reading

Climate & Health Meeting on Livestream

The Harvard Chan Community is invited to watch the Climate & Health Meeting proceedings tomorrow, February 16, 9am-5pm. The event will be streamed in the Rosenau (Kresge) Atrium and also available via this link: In an effort to provide … Continue reading

Healthy Eating: From Personal Responsibility to Politics | Marion Nestle

World Economic Forum Published on Feb 14, 2017 Food systems are at the root of some of the world’s biggest challenges, from malnourishment to obesity and its consequences for chronic disease – not to mention greenhouse gas emissions, to which … Continue reading

Science for Sale: How the US Government Uses Powerful Corporations and Leading Universities to Support Government Policies, Silence Top Scientists, Jeopardize Our Health, and Protect Corporate Profits When Speaker Newt Gingrich greeted Dr. David Lewis in his office overlooking the National Mall, he looked at Dr. Lewis and said: “You know you’re going to be fired for this, don’t you?” “I know,” Dr. Lewis replied, “I … Continue reading

The Most Dangerous Global Health Threats | Larry Brilliant

Putting a human face on climate change | News | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Rainer Sauerborn of the Institute of Public Health at Heidelberg University December 22, 2016 – Focusing on the potential health impacts of climate change—such as malnutrition, an increase in infectious and chronic diseases, and more deaths from heat waves and … Continue reading

Hormone-Altering Chemicals: Fertility and Health Implications

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Published on Feb 1, 2017 How can common chemicals affect our health? This Forum at HSPH was presented jointly with The Huffington Post.

The 2017 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science – “The Quest for One Healthy Planet”

“The Quest for One Healthy Planet” is the theme of the 2017 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science. Join us for a series of six free public lectures on Saturday mornings from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in … Continue reading

Q&A: How Climate Change Hurts Health | Harvard Public Health Magazine | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Aaron (Ari) Bernstein, MPH ’09, has studied the health effects of climate change from many angles. As associate director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard Chan School, he has explored the public health effects … Continue reading

$1 billion needed for food, water, healthcare for 7 million people

CGTN Africa Published on Dec 30, 2016 The United Nations humanitarian office has appealed for more than one billion dollars to assist people in parts of north-eastern Nigeria. The 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan is set to help those in the … Continue reading