Tag Archives: climate

Doctors declare climate change ’emergency’

Australia’s top medical body has declared climate change a health emergency. The Australian Medical Association has warned climate change could have severe health consequences for vulnerable people in Australia and the Pacific. “These effects are already being observed internationally and in Australia. There is no doubt that climate change is a health emergency,” association president… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On An Old Single-Payer System That Just Might Appeal To Most Americans; Speak Up, Doctors, About Health Dangers Of Climate Change

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. The New York Times: A Better Path To Universal Health Care As a Canadian living and studying health policy in the United States, I’ve watched with interest as a growing list of Democratic presidential candidates — Senators Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand and… Read More »

Climate change will have dire consequences for US, federal report concludes

The federally mandated study was supposed to come out in December but was released by the Trump administration on Friday, at a time when many Americans are on a long holiday weekend, distracted by family and shopping. David Easterling, director of the Technical Support Unit at the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information, emphasized that… Read More »