Our House is on Fire

- by Frances MacGuire - A search for the Amazon on Google will throw up more than a dozen air pollution monitors for sale. This is surprising because, of all the thousands of words that have been written about the Amazon forest fires since mid-August, very few have...

The health crisis that comes with climate disruption

Scientists and doctors unite in call to act on climate change to protect human health. “An environmental crisis is also a health crisis” is the stark message from health professionals keen to draw sharp attention to the health impacts of climate change around the world. Scientists and doctors might seem to be unlikely activists but…

Saudis again stifle UN climate change report

Efforts to tackle climate change have faced three major setbacks, according to the UN. Saudi Arabia has continued to object to the IPCC scientific report that calls for urgent action on carbon emissions, meanwhile the EU….

In Our Backyard: How climate change can impact your health

Diseases popping up where they never have before, and physicians aren’t trained to combat them is just one way Canadians’ health is being impacted by climate change. GCHA board member Dr. Courtney Howard provides advice to a medical colleague.

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