Social Determinants of Health

Ripple effects of global warming and climate change on American public health disparities

Climate change is one of humanity’s most pressing obstacles this century. With longer summers and shortening coastlines, environmental changes are well-documented by scientists. However, environmental alterations are bound to have a myriad of ripple effects on our society, which—while often less understood—may be equally as devastating. In this article, we’ll investigate how some of these ripples affect public health in…

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