Public health and environmental organizations brought together by former vice president Al Gore held a pared-down meeting to replace a canceled one.
Atmospheric Chemists Should Tackle Risks to Society, Report Says
Protecting public health and the health of the climate and ecosystems warrants more focus from this scientific field, according to the report.
Seven Ways Climate Change Threatens U.S. Population's Health
A report by the U.S. Global Change Research Program finds health risks from global warming tied to heat, air quality, vector-borne diseases, water issues, extreme weather, nutrition, and mental stress.
Can We Predict How Volcanic Ash Disperses After an Eruption?
Researchers investigate what factors influence how particles from a plume spread following a volcanic eruption.
Precipitation Data Key to Food Security and Public Health
2015 Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission Applications Workshop; Hyattsville, Maryland, 9–10 June 2015
Initiative Aims to End Routine Flaring of Natural Gas
A new initiative to curtail the wasteful burning of natural gas associated with oil production could lead to significant environmental and public health benefits.
Climate Change Predicted to Worsen Spread of Cholera
Coupling satellite data with climate models, scientists are beginning to understand how warming temperatures and increased precipitation will affect cholera outbreaks.
A Model to Predict When a Cholera Outbreak Might Hit the Congo
Researchers determined the environmental conditions most likely to trigger a cholera epidemic in a region in eastern Congo.
Nuclear Waste Disposal: A Cautionary Tale for Shale Gas
The shale gas industry can learn from the controversy over waste disposal that the nuclear energy industry has faced.