The world must take decisive action to build resilience to the devastating effects of climate change, U.S. climate envoy John Kerry told a global virtual summit Monday, pledging that President Joe Biden's new administration would play its role.
Brianna VanNoy joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Health podcast to discuss why representation in research matters, and how clinical trial research can incorporate public health and justice ideas.
VanNoy works in clinical research at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was also part of our
<a href="https://www.ehn.org/agents-of-change-in-environmental-health-justice-2648565205.html" target="_blank">first group of fellows</a> and wrote about <a href="https://www.ehn.org/racial-diversity-in-environmental-health-2645883026.html" target="_blank">prioritizing inclusion in environmental health.</a> She talks about the experience of writing and having her ideas thrust into public conversation, and bringing an environmental justice focus to her future medical school training.
The Agents of Change in Environmental Health podcast is a biweekly podcast featuring the stories and big ideas from past and present fellows. You can see all of the past episodes
<a href="https://www.ehn.org/agents-of-change-environmental-health-podcast-2648772968.html" target="_self">here</a>.
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Plants absorb one-third of the planet's greenhouse gas emissions, but if temperatures keep rising in the next 20 years, plants could become 50 percent less effective at absorbing carbon, according to a new study co-authored by a Woods Hole scientist.
New peer-reviewed research lays out a case for quickly launching huge global investments to scale up a nascent and currently quite an expensive weapon against climate change: machines that pull carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.