A 2014 EPA report identified 4 new climate change benchmarks: number of yearly household heating- and cooling-days, wildfire frequency, Great Lakes temperatures and water levels, and Lyme disease cases.

Rising temperatures and worsening droughts are increasingly dehydrating the American West. Arizona’s Zero Mass Water is trying their hand at creating new sources of drinkable water, such as hydropanels strapped to buildings.Ryan Bradley pressed Zero Mass one further,…

Northern Kenya is drying out fast—and scientists warn that they see the “fingerprints of global warming,” writes Somini Sengupta.She wrote this haunting piece after visiting northern Kenya, where pastoralists recalled the droughts of the past—when rain eventually brought…

Reducing countries’ air pollution can substantially offset the cost of achieving the Paris climate goals.In China and India, the health co-benefits alone would cover the entire cost of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, found Anil Markandya and colleagues. In that part of…

No African country is on course to meet the UN’s 2030 deadline for ending malnutrition, found a robust study that sheds new light onto variations within countries.

Climate change is couched as the fault of “humanity,” a conveniently broad accusation. This skirts the history of industrialization, especially in Africa where, writes Gabrielle Hecht, “both responsibility and vulnerability are unevenly distributed.”

NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT – Although nearly half the world’s population now faces the risk of dengue, a mosquito bite in Beijing, Berlin or Baltimore remains a nuisance, not a threat. But for how long? To answer this sort of question—that is, to project the health effects…

Environmental concerns climbed higher on the list of top risks outlined by business and political leaders surveyed ahead of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland next week.

The WHO and UN Environment have united to fight environmental health risks that kill 12.6 million people per year.

Riveting speakers. Great conversation. Networking. Historic venue. Food and drink. Yes, it was Global Health NOW’s inaugural live event, Adapt: The Climate Has Changed. More than 100 GHN readers, new friends and Bloomberg School alumni gathered at the historic Decatur…