Environmental Health


How Medical Education Is Adapting to Climate Change

Educational initiatives are sprouting to help doctors and nurses confront the health threats created by climate change


At COP28, the Climate-Health Nexus Turned a Corner, for Better and Worse

Health got more attention, a change that magnifies the unprecedented dangers an unprepared world faces


Connecting the Dots Between Climate and Air Quality

Connecting the dots between climate and air quality


Protecting Mental Health in the Era of a Warming Planet

It's often forgotten that mental health is influenced by climate change


Russian Roulette at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant

How Russia's militarization of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant threatens human health


Plastics Are Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Living in a world swimming in synthetic chemicals


Seeds: An Unlikely Casualty of the War in Ukraine

How history—and future crops—were lost when Russia attacked a scientific warehouse for valuable plants and seeds


The Tangled Problem of Sugarcane Burning in Thailand

Agricultural burning is causing dangerously high air pollution levels, but stopping it is complicated


Smoggy Cities

Ghostly images of some of the world's most polluted metropolises


Nature's Unprecedented Role at the Glasgow UN Climate Summit

Multi-stakeholder collaboration on natural climate solutions can transform climate action


Cities: Creating Transformative Spaces that Address Climate and Health

Nature-based and social solutions benefit cities in low- and middle-income countries


NATO for Health

Why the health of the world's cities needs a model more like NATO than the WHO