Dealing with Climate Change as a Health Issue

By Eric Nelson

Climate change has not only been found to be a hazard to the environment, technology and economy it is now believed to be a serious threat to human life.  This humanizing of climate change may open the door to stronger public and government involvement in seeking a solution.  Eric Nelson, a syndicated writer, spiritual thinker and colleague, offers another viable approach to deal with the potentially life threatening effects of climate change.  Join me and read what Eric has to share on a spiritual, dependable and effective remedy for this challenging problem.

When climate change is framed as a health issue,’ say Lancet editors Richard Horton and Helena Hui Wang, ‘it becomes clear that we are facing a predicament that strikes at the heart of humanity.

According to a report published in The Lancet, climate change is having as much of an impact on our health as it is on the environment.

The news may not be all bad, say Lancet editors Richard Horton and Helena Hui Wang, since this realization could reduce a complex and all-too-easily dismissed problem to something everyone can relate to and, presumably, will want to do something about.

“When climate change is framed as a health issue, rather than purely as an environmental, economic, or technological challenge, it becomes clear that we are facing a predicament that strikes at the heart of humanity,” say Horton and Wang. “Health puts a human face on what can sometimes seem to be a distant threat.”

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Kate is interested in blogging about the impact of prayer and spirituality on our health from her experience as a Christian Science practitioner. She is the media, legislative and public contact for Christian Science in the state of Maryland. Contact Kate on Twitter: @CscomMaryland, on Facebook: Kate Johnson CS, or email:  maryland@compub.org.