Climate Change and Health

Air Quality


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Climate Change and Health: Air Quality FAQs

Everything you need to know about the map, how climate change affects the air we breathe, and what we can do about it.

Climate Change Is in the Air

As temperatures and carbon levels rise, even breathing has become a challenge. Here’s what you can do to help clear the air.

Climate Change Is Making Us Sick

Scientist Kim Knowlton monitors the inextricable connections between the planet's fragile health and our own.

In Philadelphia, Climate Change Can Take Your Breath Away

But plans to cut local carbon pollution might help this asthma capital shake its wheezy reputation.

Climate Change Still Threatens Air Quality—and Your Health

NRDC's air quality map highlights why it’s a bad idea for the United States to pull back from climate action.

When We Punch Mother Nature, She Punches Back

Climate change is already making hay fever season worse in the United States.

Connect the Dots Between Climate Change and Public Health

Climate change is a major threat facing the public’s health.

Killing Climate Action = Killing People

The Trump administration is continuing its war on health with an executive order that aims to claw back climate protections.