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Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change: Policy Brief for the U.S.

Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress On Health And Climate Change 2019 U.S. Launch

Dr. Renee Salas is the lead author of the 2019 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change U.S. Brief, which highlights key threats and opportunities climate poses for the health of Americans both now and in the future. In the Countdown Brief, Dr. Salas and coauthors highlight the role that hospitals can play in the transition to renewable sources of energy, as well as the need to develop and implement adaptation strategies to meet the health impacts of climate change, and the need to educate both the public and health professionals about these health impacts.