Climate and Health News: Top Stories for the Week of December 31-January 7

By path2positive

We don't want you to miss a thing when it comes to climate and health news. And now we're including the reporters' names so you can follow them on social media, if you wish.

 

 

 

 

 

During the first week of January 2017, we saw more roundups of great new ideas for protecting health and planet:

Climate Change New Year resolutions by13 scientists and other respected individuals (Yale Climate Connections)

Where to follow the climate action in 2017 by John Upton (Climate Central)

The next frontier in recycling: Food by Lonnie Shekhtman (The Christian Science Monitor)

 

Political and legal moves by grassroots climate advocates were in the news:

Tillerson climate-change testimony sought before Trump sworn in (The Dallas Morning News)

Thinking globally, suing locally: Chelsea [MA] activists join fight against Exxon Mobil (The Boston Globe)

 

And green-o-vations to meet climate and health challenges are ongoing in states and cities all over the country:

Storm surge damage falls $8.3 billion a year in Louisiana's new coastal plan by Mark Schleifstein (The New Orleans Times-Picayune)

[DC suburbs] increasingly view their auto-centric sprawl as a health hazard by Katherine Shaver (The Washington Post)

[Chicago] hospitals share successes, challenges from Pilot Healthcare plastics recycling program by Talia Rudee (Sustainable Brands)

 

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