Climate change is having serious health impacts and it's time to stop ignoring them.

Aedes aegypti mosquito, a carrier of the Zika virus / James Gathany / CDC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) organized a three-day conference on climate and health. As the Trump administration took power, the conference was abruptly canceled. So former Vice President Al Gore and his Climate Reality Project , former President Jimmy Carter, the American Public Health Association (APHA) , public health expert Dr. Howard Frumkin and others stepped in to fill the gap, putting on a one-day summit at the Carter Center in Atlanta last week. ASLA signed on as a member of the summit’s partnership circle, along with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the U.S. Green Building Council. In Atlanta, Gore kicked off the conference by arguing that “too little attention is being paid to the health consequences of climate change.” And focusing on coming health im...

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