Researchers dug into data to examine the effects of wildfires, pollutants, and meteorological factors on mortality and cardiovascular health in the Iberian country.
Geohealth research is typically focused on environment-health impacts, but including physical and social mechanisms, and health and non-health trade-offs, can result in better policy benefits.
Climate change may double the risk of heat-related illness at Grand Canyon National Park by the end of the century.
Electric fans keep vulnerable people cool in a warming world. But new research shows there are increasing numbers of hours when—and places where—using fans may be dangerous.
Researchers drove around a van outfitted with a sensitive mass spectrometer to measure airborne chemicals weeks after the disaster.
A crop of new studies shows that exposure to air pollution adds days to hospital stays and increases the likelihood of death from COVID-19.
The environmental scientist is making pollution levels public to draw nonscientists into the fight for clean air.
La exposición a pesticidas puede afectar la salud humana y de los ecosistemas. Una investigación reciente aplica modelos cartográficos en Ecuador, los cuales pueden ser exportados a otras escalas para limitar estos impactos adversos en otras regiones.
Pesticide exposures can impact human and ecosystem health, and new research uses a modeling approach applied to Ecuador that can be scaled and exported to limit negative impacts in other regions.
Higher than normal temps could strain grids that are not used to unprecedented heat waves.