Environmental Health

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Russian Roulette at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant

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

Environment

Plastics Are Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Living in a world swimming in synthetic chemicals

Food

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

Environment

The Tangled Problem of Sugarcane Burning in Thailand

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

Environment

Smoggy Cities

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

Environment

Nature's Unprecedented Role at the Glasgow UN Climate Summit

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

Urbanization

Cities: Creating Transformative Spaces that Address Climate and Health

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

Urbanization

NATO for Health

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

Environment

Scenes From COP26

The world's major leaders, inspiring activists, even giant puppets—snapshots from the Glasgow climate meeting

Environment

Climate Change, Global Health, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Climate change adaptation is now an imperative for U.S. foreign policy on global health

Environment

The Policy Challenge of Extreme Heat and Climate Change

Health threats in a hotter world require policy action at every level of political and social life

Environment

Hottest Cities

How global health is changing as temperatures inch up

Trade

Tackling Occupational Diseases in China

With 200 million or more workers exposed to unsafe conditions, holding employers accountable remains a daunting task