Young people are most vulnerable to the physical and mental health impacts of climate change, which can make caregiving for these individuals more difficult. Here’s what you can do about it.
Climate change refers to the increase in air temperatures and changing weather patterns observed over the past several decades. The changing climate is impacting the health of people around the world in a myriad of ways.
Collaborative Climate Research Effort to Be Conducted in Partnership with Academic Institutions, Science Organizations, Community Leaders, and Industry Representatives. Dr. Perry Sheffield of the Institute for Exposomic Research will lead the Health and Safety Workgroup
Researchers from the Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomic Research found that exposure to heat and air pollution was associated with lower birth weight, an indicator for lifetime development.
Drs. Just and Sheffield discuss how air pollution and climate change are both the metaphoric storm clouds on the horizon and how the COVID-19 pandemic may have brought some unexpected silver linings to the public health efforts in this topic.