APHA announces Center for Climate, Health and Equity

APHA announces Center for Climate, Health and Equity

The vision is to address climate change in ways that improve public health and health equity, creating the healthiest nation in one generation.
Wednesday, May 08 2019 0 Comments

Gov. Pritzker Joins U.S. Climate Alliance, Becomes 18th Governor to Uphold the Paris Climate Agreement

Gov. Pritzker Joins U.S. Climate Alliance, Becomes 18th Governor to Uphold the Paris Climate Agreement

Governor JB Pritzker took executive action joining the U.S. Climate Alliance, becoming the 18th governor to uphold the environmental protections despite President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement.
Wednesday, January 23 2019 0 Comments

APHA: Climate Changes Health: Health Equity Now

APHA: Climate Changes Health: Health Equity Now

APHA: Climate Changes Health: Health Equity Now
Friday, June 22 2018 0 Comments

APHA & CDC Webinar: Climate Changes Health Equity

APHA & CDC Webinar: Climate Changes Health Equity

APHA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are proud to present a live conversation on Climate Changes Health Equity on June 28 from 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET.
Friday, June 15 2018 0 Comments

Webinar - Climate Changes Health: Adaptation in Action

Webinar - Climate Changes Health: Adaptation in Action

APHA and CDC will host a webinar on April 26th to learn about the BRACE framework and climate adaptation steps taking place in states across the nation to prevent the health threats related to climate change.
Wednesday, April 11 2018 0 Comments

BRACE project educational videos on climate change

BRACE project educational videos on climate change

Check out 2 new videos on "How Climate Change is Affecting Health of the People in Illinois" and "Climate Change, Public Health, and Preparing for More Extreme Weather".
Wednesday, January 31 2018 0 Comments

Investing in Climate Resilience

Investing in Climate Resilience

The new report called “Safe haven in the storm: Protecting lives and margins with climate-smart health care,” it demonstrates that the benefits of preparedness far outweigh the costs.
Wednesday, January 17 2018 0 Comments

The State of Water in a Changing Climate

The State of Water in a Changing Climate

Access to clean water is a fundamental human right, but climate change and an aging infrastructure jeopardize the quality and safety of our water in the US.
Friday, August 11 2017 0 Comments

Safe Produce for a Sustainable System

Safe Produce for a Sustainable System

Due to the increase in pests and disease resulting from climate change, reducing risk to agriculture and ensuring a safe and abundant food system are imperative.
Thursday, July 27 2017 0 Comments

Climate change could drive dust storms and disease - a concern for public health

Climate change could drive dust storms and disease - a concern for public health

A new model of climate change in the U.S. finds dust storms might pick up in the second half of this century — and bring sweeping changes to public health.
Wednesday, July 19 2017 0 Comments

Climate changes mental health

Climate changes mental health

Mental health professionals are seeing a range of psychiatric disorders emerge from climate change stress.
Wednesday, July 05 2017 0 Comments

APHA declares 2017 the Year of Climate Change and Health

APHA declares 2017 the Year of Climate Change and Health

Visit the APHA Climate Change website to learn more about how you can get involved, join the coalition activities and access resources.
Wednesday, January 11 2017 0 Comments

Climate and Health in Illinois

Climate and Health in Illinois

A report prepared for the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) by The Building Resilience Against Climate Effects in Illinois (BRACE-Illinois) project of the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences with funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Thursday, October 20 2016 0 Comments

Climate Change Policy Resolution Adopted at IPHA 75th Annual Business Meeting

Climate Change Policy Resolution Adopted at IPHA 75th Annual Business Meeting

On September 14, 2016, IPHA members in attendance at the Annual Business Meeting approved and adopted the following resolution entitled "IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON HEALTH 2016," stating that climate change is a public health problem that requires planning, policies, and actions to reduce harmful health and ecological impacts.
Tuesday, October 18 2016 0 Comments

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