Skip to main content.
Menu

climate change

Picture of Molly  Peterson
Thanks to climate change, the health hazard posed by extreme heat is growing. And practical solutions aren't meeting the challenge so far.
Picture of Chinyere Amobi
We recently spoke with Brenda Woods-Placky, director of the Climate Matters program at Climate Central, to discuss how journalists can best report on the science and health impact of climate change.
Picture of Molly  Peterson
Some Southern California students spend their days in air conditioning, but others are not so lucky even as temperatures reach over 100 degrees. And those hot classrooms can impact kids' ability to learn.
Picture of Molly  Peterson
Record temperatures aren’t just threatening cracks in distant polar ice — they’re raising questions about how well California’s most vulnerable city dwellers are coping with urban heat impacts.
Picture of Elizabeth  Marigliano

Over the past few decades, the number of obese people around the world has steadily increased. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that in 2014 over 1.9 billion adults were overweight, with over 600 million of these being classified as obese....

Picture of William Heisel

As with much of the science around valley fever, the evidence base is still being built -- studies are scarce; data collection was erratic for years and continues to be spotty; and understanding the health effects of weather is a big, complicated task.

Picture of Linda Marsa

Allergic disorders, including asthma and allergies, are one of the leading causes of chronic illness, affecting more than 50 million Americans and costing more than $20 billion annually.

Picture of Linda Marsa

A controversial UC Berkeley study released earlier this month that found rising temperatures can increase conflict, isn't the only research to have tied the two together with evidence from Africa to Australia.

Picture of Linda Marsa

Subtle changes in the climate -- warmer winters, wetter and earlier springs, and greener environments because of more rainfall -- contribute to increasing pest populations. Sometimes deadly pathogens hosted by these vectors are now moving to warming regions, too.

Picture of Linda Marsa

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Katrina, both New York City and New Orleans came up with a suite of innovative strategies aimed at making their public health systems more resilient and flexible in a disaster.

Pages

Announcements

Want to improve your data journalism skills?  Apply now for the 2018 Data Fellowship -- four all-expenses-paid days of training on data acquisition, analysis and visualization, a $2,000-$4,000  reporting grant and six months of expert mentoring.  Dates:  October 17-20. Deadline: August 27 for California journalists, Sept. 7 for journalists from other states

CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY

Member Activities

Robert C. Bowman, M.D. commented on a post

Join the conversation.

Samantha Caiola has shared a fellowship project

Read it.

Claudia Boyd-Barrett has shared a fellowship project

Read it.

Mc Nelly Torres's profile has been updated

Connect with Mc Nelly Torres

Iris Erlingsdóttir's profile has been updated

Connect with Iris Erlingsdóttir
More Member Activities
www.swiss-apo.com

Best Beach Cooler

contact us adulttorrent.org