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How to keep your home cool in extreme heat
Research and data
How to keep your home cool in extreme heat

Across the contiguous US, the average temperature for August 2020 was 74.7 degrees Fahrenheit, which is 2.6 degrees above the 20th-century average and the third-hottest August on record. With climate change…

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Big ideas to solve big public health problems

Climate changes are toxic to human health. Mental healthcare is structured as a crisis-response system that fails to address the full spectrum of mental healthcare needs. Both of these problems…

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Research and data
The expanding range of ticks and mosquitoes

Warming temperatures are allowing disease causing insects to survive further north than ever before. Vector control is currently the only viable solution to combating mosquito and tick-borne illnesses as vaccines…

Research and data
Tackling health inequities and climate change

Health inequities, through the lens of climate change, stem from disparities across the board. Learn more about how factors such as zip code, living conditions, and behaviors influence vulnerability to…