Climate Change

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A Holy River at Risk

The iconic Jordan River is threatened by pollution, overuse, and climate change, but efforts are underway to save it

Air Quality, Health, and Climate Conversations

More than 90 percent of the world breathes polluted air

Food

Survival, Subsistence, and Food Sovereignty in Alaska

Laws around subsistence hunting and fishing in Alaska are not protecting the Indigenous peoples who rely on it

Environment

COP27 Produced a Triple Burden for Climate Policy—And That's Bad News for Global Health

The conference created a "loss and damage" fund but failed on mitigation and adaptation

Governance

The Midterm Elections and U.S. Policy on Public and Global Health

The elections produced double-edged results for U.S. efforts to strengthen public health at home and abroad

Governance

Three Years In

As India approaches the third anniversary of COVID, Ramanan Laxminarayan takes the temperature of the country's health

Governance

The Rise of Infectious Diseases Due to Climate Change

Building resilience to climate-linked diseases in India and other countries and communities most at risk

Poverty

Seventeen Years Later, HBO Film "Katrina Babies" Asks Child Hurricane Survivors How They Feel

"In America, especially during disaster, Black children are not even a thought"

Environment

Building for Heat

Heat waves are taking lives, draining rivers, parching crops, and motivating efforts to adapt to climate change

Environment

Italy's Po River

How a recent heat wave is affecting Italy's longest river

Environment

In Parched Zimbabwe, Climate Change Pushes Tsetse to New Areas

Health experts will monitor tsetse-caused sleeping sickness to stem its spread

Environment

From Scalpels to Security

Examining the intersection of global surgery, climate change, and human security

Trade

Tackling Food Security and Sustainability

At last week's World Trade Organization ministerial conference, negotiators found their sea legs

Environment

Climate Change and Incarceration

People in prison are vulnerable to extreme temperatures, diseases, and displacement