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Health Justice Advocates Say Vaccine Equity, Not “Racist” Travel Bans, Will Stop the Om icron Variant

We go to Cape Town, South Africa, to speak with a leading health justice advocate about how scientists in the country have identified a new Omicron coronavirus variant, and the World Health Organization warns it could be more transmissible than … Continue reading

Mitigating the Public Health Effects of Climate Change

Yale Alumni Academy Streamed live 8 hours ago Dr. Vermund will discuss the public health challenges facing the globe in the next 5-10 years that will ensue from direct and indirect effects of global climate change. In the context of … Continue reading

Climate Crisis = Health Emergency: Air Pollution, Pandemics & Displacement Make the World Sick

Democracy Now!Nov 12, 2021 Health leaders are warning governments of “unimaginable” health consequences from the climate crisis if world leaders don’t take decisive action to decarbonize. This week at the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow, the Global Climate and Health … Continue reading

Beijing air quality reaches ‘very unhealthy’ levels as China ramps up coal output

South China Morning Post – Nov 5, 2021 Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Beijing’s air quality hit ‘very unhealthy’ levels on November 5, 2021, as China ramped up local coal production. Schools were ordered to stop … Continue reading

Kids’ mental healthy, safety in the spotlight as social media execs face Congress

PBS NewsHourOct 26, 2021 A Senate committee is widening its investigation into the impact social media platforms have on children, teens and young adults, with more apps facing congressional scrutiny. William Brangham reports with Jean Twenge, a psychology professor and … Continue reading

Climate change and health: developing evidence for action

Stockholm Environment InstituteAug 27, 2021 2021 Production Gap Report launch event The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm Environment Institute and Stockholm University are proud to present the Gordon Goodman Memorial Lecture, to be held by Professor Sir Andy Haines … Continue reading

From Climate Stress to Activation: The Critical Role of the Health Professional

University of California Television (UCTV) – Oct 18, 2021 The climate crisis is impacting health, and health care professionals have a pivotal role as advocates for change. The climate crisis must be mitigated by vast reductions in carbon use. Physicians … Continue reading

Sustainable consumption and diet, climate change, biodiversity, and health

Food TankStarted streaming 31 minutes ago Brent Loken is the Global Food Lead Scientist for WWF. WWF recently launched the Global Action Platform on Sustainable Consumption and Diets, which convenes key stakeholders working on food systems transformation to maximize collective … Continue reading

Managing Urban Waterbodies for Making Cities Water-sensitive and Improving River Health

Managing Urban Waterbodies for Making Cities Water-sensitive and Improving River Health Centre for Science and EnvironmentStreamed live 14 hours ago Water stress, exhibited through a galloping freshwater demand-supply gap, increasing incidences of urban flooding and rapidly depleting groundwater reserves, has … Continue reading

U.S. Drinking Water: Regulation, Contamination, Human Health Issues And What We Can Do About It!

The Real Truth About HealthSep 1, 2021 U.S. Drinking Water: Regulation, Contamination, Human Health Issues And What We Can Do About It! Aly Cohen, M.D. • https://www.alycohenmd.com/ • Dr Aly Cohen is the co-author of the new consumer guidebook • … Continue reading