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Climate change is perhaps the most complex public health challenge we face. There are countless ways in which we need to take action, both as individuals and as public health agencies. Where do we start?
The US Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) created this video. It presents the challenges of
climate-related changes such as more frequent episodes of extreme heat, storms,
and flooding; poor air quality, and the spread of disease—and how we can
address those changes. (2020)
These short animated “explainer videos" were developed by OHA's Climate and Health Program to orient public health professionals to climate and health work. (2017)
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