Before the March for Science on Saturday in Washington DC, the scientists and friends got creative. They bought posterboards, brainstormed and came up with some superb signs. (Okay, some printed out the standard signs but they were probably busy discovering something very…

WASHINGTON DC—Sometimes drizzling and sometimes pummeling, H2O couldn’t dampen the spirits of thousands of scientists and supporters who flocked to Washington DC for Saturday’s March for Science—one of 600 such events taking place worldwide.

In their newly released book, CLIMATE OF HOPE, Michael Bloomberg and former head of the Sierra Club Carl Pope train their focus on the practical steps that cities, business, and citizens can do to save the planet from climate change—with or without help from national…

Surrounded by a group of coal miners, President Trump signed an executive order yesterday directing the EPA to ease rules on building coal-fired power plants and ordering the Interior Department to end the moratorium on new coal mines on federal lands.   Trump’s promise to…

China’s deadly outdoor air pollution has many citizens willing to devote portions of their salaries to improve air quality, says new research by Xi Chen, an assistant professor at the Yale School of Public Health. Chen and his colleagues estimated the relationship between…

Psychiatrist Lise Van Susteren analyzes the deep-seated denial on climate change on exhibit in America in part II of this Q&A with GHN. (In case you missed it, you can find Part I here).  

Psychiatrist Lise Van Susteren specializes in the psychological effects of climate change—and believes that mental health professionals—by the nature of their training—are uniquely positioned to reach people and bring about change. Van Susteren is part of the Climate…

Psychiatrist Lise Van Susteren specializes in the psychological effects of climate change—and believes that mental health professionals—by the nature of their training—are uniquely positioned to reach people and bring about change. Van Susteren is part of the Climate…

In a Bangladeshi river community of floating islands that form and disintegrate frequently and are threatened by a changing climate, one group has found a solution to the difficult job of building health care facilities: A hospital on a boat.   Built by the NGO Friendship…

ATLANTA—Can climate change deniers and skeptics be converted? For beleaguered believers bent on trying, a communications panel at the Climate & Health Meeting here last Friday offered some concrete advice. First of all, panelists emphasized that solutions are out there…