Thank you for playing an important role as a Medical Champion for Climate & Health, and helping to educate members of your community about climate and health. Here is your weekly climate and health news briefing!
Climate Change Reroutes a Yukon River
in a Geological Instant [New York Times]
Changes in the flow of rivers can have enormous consequences for the landscape and ecosystems of the affected areas, as well as water supplies. READ MORE
125 million Americans live in areas with unhealthy levels of air pollution (That's 4 in 10 Americans!)
The American Lung Association recently released their annual "State of the Air" report.
See how your city stacks up. LEARN MORE
There is hope!
Britain had its first day without coal for power since the Industrial Revolution
A sign of things to come, Britain is on a path to phase out coal-fired power generation altogether by 2025. READ MORE
Tesla will unveil first electric semi truck in September
An electric pickup truck model is also planned to follow in the next two years. READ MORE
Only 3 days left to take advantage of this free CME opportunity!
In honor of Earth Day this month, AIHM is offering Climate Change: Science & Spirituality course, presented by Dr. Ramanathan, a professor at University of California, San Diego. Earn 1.0 credit. Available free for a limited time with a promotion code: EARTHDAY. This offer is available through April 30.