New England Journal of Medicine
April 27, 2017 Vol. 376 No. 17
Preventive Medicine for the Planet and Its Peoples
D.J. Hunter, H. Frumkin, and A. Jha
“Health is the human face of climate change” was the motivating idea behind the Climate and Health conference held at the Carter Center in Atlanta on Thursday, February 16, 2017. Originally scheduled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which then postponed it indefinitely, the meeting was resurrected by a coalition of nongovernmental organizations and universities and convened by former Vice President Al Gore. More than 300 attendees and a worldwide audience watching the live stream listened to more than 25 speakers addressing the health effects of climate change, the role of health professionals in adapting to these effects and communicating with the public and policymakers, and the health benefits of climate-change mitigation…
Resisting the Suppression of Science
Lisa Rosenbaum, M.D.
N Engl J Med 2017; 376:1607-1609 April 27, 2017 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1702362