This week's UN climate talks in Katowice, Poland have kicked off with some sobering statements.

Former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy has an unambiguous message on climate change and its impact: “Climate change is really the greatest public health threat of our time.” During a Bloomberg American Health Summit discussion on Nov. 30 with her former EPA colleague, Tom…

While Americans were out shopping on Black Friday, the US government dropped a massive report that roundly contradicts President Trump’s stance on climate change, The Atlantic reported.  

In a season of hurricanes, wildfires, gun violence and the still-churning opioid epidemic, the list of problems afflicting health in the US seems long—and short on answers. But public health professionals, policymakers and other experts are developing new strategies for…

To engage people on issues like climate change, vaccines or GMOs, scientists might look to Swift, Voltaire or Jon Stewart. That’s what Guillaume Chapron and 3 co-authors did in their climate change warning to Earth, telling the planet to change its ways. Their approach,…

From tornado patterns to desert borders and wheat growth patterns, climatic zones are shifting with climate change. A series of maps illustrates these hard-to-picture changes—such as how the Sahara desert has swelled 10% since 1902, inhibiting some developing countries’…

Warning that the world is failing to protect people from climate-fueled disasters, a coalition of global leaders launched an effort yesterday to jump-start adaption efforts, the Guardian reported.  

Say goodbye to burgers, and hello to fruit and veg. The global population could top 10 billion by midcentury. To feed the swelling population and ease our burden on the environment, we must overhaul what we eat as well as slash emissions, according to a report published…

Despite the uptick in occurrence and intensity of climate change disasters, there remains a lack of data-driven research regarding the mental health impacts on survivors—of which there are many.

With scant resources and a tight timeframe—just over a decade—to reach 17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 targets, a “nexus approach” could unlock solutions to multiple challenges simultaneously.