ENVIRONMENT

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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
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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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Annual Meeting / Coronavirus / Climate Change / Health Equity / Environment


Addressing the trauma of co-occurring crises
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Louise Dettman

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October 28, 2020

Activists from the front lines of environmental justice share their experiences.
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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.
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Child Health / Words from Members / Prevention / Guest Post / Environment


Childhood cancer report highlights urgent need to reduce toxins.
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Louise Dettman

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September 28, 2020

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, help protect children from harmful environmental exposures.
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All Things APHA / Climate Change / Environment / Health Equity


Energy justice is a public health issue
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July 31, 2020

APHA's Center for Climate, Health and Equity talks with ecoAmerica about its priorities.
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All Things APHA / Climate Change / Environment / Health Equity


Where there’s wildfire, there’s smoke
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Sophie Wazlowski

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July 06, 2020

Like so many climate change effects, growing wildfire threats disproportionately impact vulnerable communities.
50 Years Earth Day 2020

Environment / Climate Change


Earth Day turns 50
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Louise Dettman

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April 22, 2020

Broadening conversations on environment and health as annual event marks half century.