The Health Hazards of One Degree

Global warming is hitting closer to home than we think, from a neighborhood child gasping with asthma to a parent collapsing from heatstroke. These realities led U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy to assert in April that climate change presents the most complex threat to public health in U.S. history. Rachel Morello-Frosch, Professor, University of California, Berkeley Linda Rudolph, Director, Center for Climate Change and Health, Public Health Institute Robert Gould, Director of Health Professional Outreach and Education, Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, UCSF Katrina Peters, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on April 5, 2016 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

by Climate One