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How Climate Change Affects Our Mental Health – and What to Do About It

We’ve talked often on this blog about the health impacts of climate change. Health professionals as well as government leaders are increasingly aware that carbon pollution exacerbates respiratory illnesses and vector-borne diseases – and they also know that we can save thousands of lives and millions of dollars by fighting climate change. But less well […]

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Why Aren’t People More Concerned About Climate Change?

2014 was the warmest year on record, and the northeastern states of the U.S. are experiencing an extremely severe winter. Yet according to a new Gallup poll, the number of Americans who say they worry about climate change a “great deal” or a “fair amount” has remained unchanged over the last year. What’s the reason […]

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The Psychological Toll of Climate Change

Awareness of climate change is at an all-time high – yet only one in three Americans feels that people in the U.S. are currently being harmed. That may be because the impacts of climate change aren’t always obvious things like storms or floods. Sometimes the effects are more gradual and indirect, but they can undermine […]

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