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Climate Change is Harming Our Health

Future summers will 'smash' temperature records every year

 

CNN
 

A new study has determined that by the end of the 21st century, future temperature events "will be so extreme that they will not have been experienced previously." [Study]

Some Communities are Being Harmed First and Worst

For Quinhagak, Climate Change Means They May Have To Move


KYUK

In Western Alaska, accelerating erosion is forcing several villages to consider moving. In Quinhagak, a village on the Bering Sea, erosion is threatening critical community infrastructure. 

Climate Solutions are Health Solutions

NOLA Brings a Holistic Focus to Resilience


Shelterforce

In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans went beyond structural adaptation to pilot solutions for community well-being and mental health. 

This startup is going to put one of the world’s largest sustainable greenhouses in coal country


Fast Company

AppHarvest is building a 60-acre greenhouse in Kentucky to provide a new source of sustainable agriculture that doesn’t need to be shipped so far into East Coast cities.

Nature-Based Solutions and Protected Areas to Improve Urban Biodiversity and Health


Biodiversity and Health in the Face of Climate Change

A new study finds that biodiversity and healthy natural ecosystems provide ecosystem benefits and services that support human health, including reducing flood risk, filtering air pollutants, and providing a reliable supply of clean drinking water.

8 Innovative Drought Solutions That We Can Count On

Interesting Engineering
 

A review of anti-drought measures that are in development and in actual use.

Urban Farm Grows Good Food and Good Mental Health


Food Tank


A story of an Indiana woman advocating for her right to have an urban garden. Her no-dig methods and chemical-free gardening support soil life while nourishing her community. 

In the Spotlight

In this uplifting podcast hosted by Irish President Mary Robinson and comedian Maeve Higgins, learn about the women driving powerful solutions to climate change - from the grassroots to the courtroom, the front lines to the board room - all over the world.

LISTEN

Resource of the Week 

Explore NASA data on future climate conditions for the U.S. in never-before seen detail. Search the United States to see how differences between high and low rates of greenhouse gas emissions could affect you and your city

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