This month’s column stresses the need for the environmental health profession to address the impacts of climate change on our work in areas such as air, water, vector control, food, safety, and the built environment. As environmental health professionals, we cannot assess and address the impacts of climate change by ourselves. This effort will take our entire communities, as well as other levels of government, nongovernmental organizations, policy makers, and the private sector. The column provides several NEHA resources related to climate change and highlights findings from a recent survey on environmental health professional attitudes and behaviors on climate change.
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