The White House has released a new final report called The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment, which significantly advances what we know about the impacts of climate change on public health, and the confidence with which we know it. The report includes an education initiative. Developed over three years by approximately one hundred experts in climate-change science and public health, the Climate and Health Assessment reinforces that climate change is a significant threat to the health of the American people not just in the future but right now. As the climate continues to change, the risks to human health will grow, exacerbating existing health threats and creating new public health challenges, and impacting more people in more places. From children to the elderly, every American is vulnerable to the health impacts associated with climate change, now and in
the future. You can click here to read the full press release, and here to read the full report. Although this is a USA initiative, science is science, and there’s much to help UK teachers in here as well.