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Policy Statement on Climate Change

Publication Date: October 2020

Climate change is affecting environmental health—the quality of air, food, and water in the communities where we live, work and play. We recognize climate change as a worldwide environmental health problem that has health and safety impacts to individuals and communities.

Environmental health professionals improve and protect the public's health and create and sustain healthy communities. It is NEHA's responsibility to support the capacity of environmental health professionals to address the health impacts of climate change with risk assessment, adaptation, and mitigation planning.

Policy Statement

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