Climate Change & Public Health
Climate change threatens human health and well-being in numerous ways, from increased extreme weather events, wildfires, and decreased air quality, to insect-transmitted diseases, food and water contamination, and mental health threats. Despite these challenges, responding to climate change also provides opportunities to improve human health and well-being, as many of the strategies used to address climate change offer a variety of other benefits that protect people while combating climate change. This webinar will provide information about:
- Climate change impacts on health in the United States.
- Potential strategies for climate change adaptation in the public health sector
- Possible opportunities to benefit health while addressing climate change