Author: Ben Money

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Why the Climate Crisis Matters for Health Centers and What We Can Do About It

On August 9th, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released part of its latest assessment report. Global warming of 1.5°C and 2°C will be exceeded during the 21st century unless the world immediately institutes rapid and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in the next two decades.  Every additional 0.5°C of global warming causes increasing intensity and frequency of heatwaves and heavy precipitation …