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The global health effects of climate change are not well quantified today and are likely to increase in the future, with lower-income countries bearing the brunt of greater food insecurity, increased rates of chronic respiratory illnesses, and shifts in vector-borne diseases. This section explores the global health nexus between climate change and pollution and the possibilities for a more coherent policy approach to these issues.

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Promoting Sustainable Tourism in Guatemala

How community involvement is bringing new life to Laguna Brava

A Turning Point on Climate Change and Health

COP28 presents an historic opportunity to transform the response to the effects that climate change has on health.

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COP28 Sparks Urgency Amid Climate Funding Shortfall

Multilateral organizations should finance climate adaptation and mitigation efforts to combat climate change's harms

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Aporkalypse Now: Bearded Pigs Face Environmental Peril

How African swine fever created a conservation catastrophe

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Parkers Resilient Health Takes on Nigeria's Climate Challenges

The telemedicine platform aims to expand health-care services to people living in flood prone regions

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Bringing Health-Care's Carbon Emissions to Zero

Countries renewed their commitment to reducing the health-care sector's climate impact at COP28

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AI to Air Quality: Looking Back at COP28

A physician emissary recounts on-the-ground health takeaways from COP28

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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

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Climate Change’s Hidden Mental Toll On Children

New evidence reveals that the climate crisis affects neurological and mental well-being more than previously understood

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Climate Change and Health at COP28

The conference in Dubai seeks to elevate health in climate policy

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Rebuilding Libya’s Health-Care System

Overcoming the legacy of conflict, natural disasters, and political divisions for a healthier future

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Local Malaria and West Nile: Rallying Locally, Collaborating Globally

The United States should assess and prepare for the emerging threat of mosquito-borne illnesses

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America’s Battle Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Locally transmitted malaria cases in the United States spark a need for more innovative control strategies

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Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning When Disasters Hit

As extreme weather events and disasters increase amid climate change, here are ways to stop needless deaths