Journal Articles

Promoting Physical Activity and Reducing Climate Change

Automobile use is a significant contributor to climate change, local air pollution, pedestrian injuries and deaths, declines in physical activity and obesity. A significant proportion of car use is for short trips that can relatively easily be taken with active transportation options – walking or cycling – or with public transportation. In this commentary, we…
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Creating a Common Climate Language

The National Research Council has observed that climate science is progressing well, but the use of science in decision making lags far behind. Given the high stakes involved, it is imperative that we improve the exchange of information between scientists and public stakeholders. Here, we suggest three steps that would advance the public’s decision-making capacity... Download…
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This Year in Copenhagen-Maibach Editorial

… The wellbeing of humanity over the next millennium may will rest on our nearterm ability to produce clear assessments of the risks and equally clear explanations of our options for managing those risks, to heighten public engagement in the issue and strengthen public commitment to dealing effectively with the threat, and to advance effective…
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