Pollution kills nine million people each year and sickens many more, mostly in poorer nations. The global health effects of climate change are not well quantified today and are likely to increase in the future, with lower-income countries again 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.
Family Affair: Coronavirus and the Climate Crisis
In the Bay of Bengal, where Cyclone Amphan collided with COVID-19, a glimpse of why we need environmental sustainability
Coronavirus in Samoa
Serendipitous twist of a tragic 2019 measles outbreak may have left small island nation unusually prepared for COVID-19
Coronavirus in the Navajo Nation—From Charity to Solidarity
Why we need to re-center the narrative around working with indigenous peoples in the Navajo Nation and other communities