April 22, 2022

Earth Day: Investing in Our Planet and Our Health

This Earth Day, we have the opportunity to refocus and re-invest in our planet. Climate change and the coronavirus pandemic have shown us the harm we have caused. We must invest in our planet not just because we care about the natural world, but because this is our home and it directly affects health and well-being for us and future generations. These resources offer solutions for protecting at-risk populations and prioritizing environmental health.

Climate Changes Health - Webinar & Infographic

Due to human activity and burning fossil fuels sea levels are rising, glaciers are melting, and precipitation patterns are changing. This infographic and webinar looks at the impact of climate change on health and interventions to protect populations on the frontlines.

Impact of Climate Change on Mental Health - Webinar & Infographic

Extreme weather events are becoming more intense and more frequent. This infographic and webinar explored the interconnectedness of climate change and mental well-being while focusing on climate resilience and what can be done to combat these evolving issues.

Environmental Injustice & Air Pollution - Webinar & Infographic 

A polluted environment is a major driver of health disparities. This infographic and webinar share insights and solutions to the environmental racism that has shaped the built environment in many Black, Latino, Indigenous communities.

Journalists' Environmental Work - Documentary & Series

NIHCM supports journalists' environmental work. Our recent grantee takes a timely look at fifty years of the Clean Air Act with a documentary. Through a high-impact series, the 2022 Digital Media Award winner explores industrial air pollution, revealing more than 1,000 hot spots of toxic air.

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