Kari Nadeau: Climate change is driving an epidemic of immune health problems

Every $1 spent on mitigating climate change would save at least $3 in health care costs, largely through a reduction of diseases such as asthma and allergies.

JAMA Climate Change and Health Series

This JAMA Insights introduces the new series on climate change intended to inform readers about the associations between climate change and health.
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Biden's trick to skirt Podesta confirmation fight

John Podesta would have faced a rough time winning Senate approval to replace climate envoy John Kerry. A new title avoids that. Republicans aren't pleased.
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Paris set to triple parking fees for SUV drivers after vote

Heading into Paris in the comfort of a big car appears set to become an expensive endeavor after voters approved a referendum on Sunday, with on-street parking fees that will rise above €100 ($108) for just a few hours of shopping or errands.
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A ranch, rewilded: the transformation of California's next state park

Floodplain restoration is one key way to make the Central Valley more resilient as climate change intensifies both flooding and drought.
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Across America, clean energy plants are being banned faster than they're being built

As the planet warms and climate disasters grow more costly, the U.S. has set a target to reach 100% clean energy by 2035, a goal that depends on building large-scale solar and wind power. A nationwide analysis shows local governments are banning green energy faster than they’re building it.

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At least 112 dead as authorities struggle to contain forest fires in Chile

People told to evacuate homes as quickly as possible and curfews declared in cities most heavily affected.

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Op-ed: In a warming world, nurses heal people and the planet

Nurses have the experience, motivation and public support to make an important contribution in tackling the climate crises.

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This diet will likely keep you alive longer — and help the planet

New research finds the Planetary Health Diet lowers our risk to most major causes of death.

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LISTEN: Jose Ramon Becerra Vera on democratizing science

“In their own way, they’re becoming experts, not just of their experiences but also of the data collection process.”

The oil and gas industry’s radioactive problem: Q&A with Justin Nobel

The oil and gas industry’s radioactive problem: Q&A with Justin Nobel

“Of all the levels of radium in produced water or brine around the world that I’ve looked at, I have encountered none that are consistently as high as what comes out of the Marcellus Shale.”

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