Climate Change Must Be Addressed To Improve Health, Lower Risk Of Disease Outbreaks, Medical Consortium Says
NBC News: Climate Change Needs to Be Tackled for Better Health, Medical Groups Urge
“…Climate change is helping illness and disease spread and become more common, a new consortium of medical groups said Wednesday. It’s not just extreme heat and flooding, but more intense storms — including blizzards — and a steady warming trend that lets disease-carrying mosquitoes thrive, the new Medical Society Consortium on Climate Health said. … [H]ealth experts are worried that the new administration of Donald Trump is not just less worried about the problem, but might be downright hostile to efforts to slow the human impact on climate change…” (Fox, 3/15).