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WHO Calls For Strong Climate Accord At Paris Talks To Protect Public Health

VOA News: WHO Calls for Public Health Agenda at Paris Climate Talks “The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for a strong agreement to curb global emissions at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris this week. … Health has been central to global climate talks since nations first got…

SDGs Offer Broad Framework To Address Global Health Concerns

Huffington Post: Public Health and the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals Linda P. Fried, dean and DeLamar professor of public health at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health “…[N]one of the [Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)] mention a specific disease or medical condition, and only one is focused on health. But…

USAID Working To Promote Clean Cookstove Usage To Improve Environment, Global Health

USAID’s “IMPACTblog”: From the Household Hearth to Global Health: Creating a Healthier Planet Starts with a Cookstove Benjamin Rost, who works on communications within USAID’s Global Health Bureau, discusses the environmental and health risks of cooking with solid fuels, such as wood, dung, and charcoal, as well as USAID’s efforts…

Urban Planners Must Integrate Health Interventions Into Building ‘Climate-Smart Cities’

Devex: Creating climate-smart cities: 3 ways to incorporate health into urban planning Debora Freitas López, director in the Southern Africa region at Chemonics “…Using health to inform climate change adaptation and mitigation in cities is not merely a suggestion; it must be a mandatory part of urban planning moving forward.…