ENVIRONMENT

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Environment


Connecting the environmental health workforce to the people it serves
by

Louise Dettman

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August 13, 2021

New award to honor organizations with commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion
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Environment


Following in Olmsted’s footsteps: Reimagining public places to foster health, well-being
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Louise Dettman

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July 13, 2021

Bicentennial anniversary of renowned landscape architect encourages action
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Environment


Study: Thousands of deaths could be avoided if air quality improvements continued
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Kim Krisberg

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March 16, 2021

Air quality improved nearly 25% in New York City during pandemic last year.
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Coronavirus / Funding / Environment


President Biden supports public health in executive orders
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Mark Barna

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January 21, 2021

Actions include rejoining World Health Organization and the Paris climate agreement
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All Things APHA / Environment / Health Equity


Mobilizing public health to achieve environmental justice
by

Louise Dettman

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December 01, 2020

APHA’s Advancing Racial Equity series wraps up 2020 with a new webinar on environmental justice.
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Climate Change / Environment / Guest Post / Voices


Climate policy is health policy: A powerful online modeling tool
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November 18, 2020

The updated Energy Policy Simulator shows positive effects of clean energy policies on health.
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Child Health / Environment / Guest Post / All Things APHA


Children’s Environmental Health Day
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October 08, 2020

Every child deserves clean air and water and safe places to live, learn and play.