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Healthcare Workers Join Indigenous Activists Protesting Line 3,” Interview with WHPCA’s Dr. Claire Gervais, WORT (August 23, 2021)

Health professionals declare Line 3 a public health crisis,” With quotes from Jonathan Patz on a national action that WHPCA took part in, Indian Country Today (August 18, 2021)

The Duality of Climate and Health, Progress and Loss,” Written by WHPCA's Dr. Chirantan Mukhopadhyay, Outrider Post (August 17, 2021)

Justin Vernon's Bon Iver To Headline Line 3 Protest Concert In Duluth Wednesday,” Mentions health professionals opposing pipeline in Wisconsin on the day of WHPCA protest,” WPR (August 17, 2021)

Beloiters gather to protest oil pipeline project,” Coverage of WHPCA event with quotes from WHPCA's Dr. Brittany Keyes, Beloit Daily News (August 17, 2021) 

Joining Fight Against Line 3, Health Professionals Urge Biden to Block Project,” With quotes from Jonathan Patz and a focus on a national response that WHPCA took part in, Common Dreams (August 17, 2021)

The Climate Emergency Is Now,” Interview with Jonathan Patz, WORT (August 13, 2021)

Global Warming Is Happening More Rapidly. Wisconsin Is Already Feeling It,” Mentions WHPCA’s co-produced Medical Alert and features quotes from Jonathan Patz, WPR (August 10, 2021)

U.N. Regional Climate Change Forecast For Midwest Shows Greater Risk For Extreme Flooding,” With quotes from Jonathan Patz, WUMN (August 10, 2021)

Wildfires Degrading Air Quality In Wisconsin Are Driven By Climate Change,” With quotes from Jonathan Patz, WPR (August 9, 2021)  > Story also covered by the Ashland Daily Press, here. 

Eau Claire council member, others advocate for climate investments,” With WHPCA member Kelly DeMarco, News 8000 (August 5, 2021)

Moving to electric, La Crosse’s MTU pushing to get back to 1 million rides a year,” Mentions WHPCA, WIZM News Talk (August 3, 2021)

State officials advocate for clean transportation options,” Mentions WHPCA, WEAU News (July 29, 2021)

Local, State Groups Call for Faster Rollout of Electric Vehicles, Mentions WHPCA, News 8000 (July 29, 2021)

Business, renewable energy groups align to support community solar bill, With quotes from WHPCA's Katie Wickman, Wisconsin State Journal (July 21, 2021)

 

Covid and Climate: A Real-Time Preview of the Next Public Health Calamity,” Written by Chirantan Mukhopadhyay and Joel Charles, Outrider Post (July 20, 2021)

Climate and Children,” Written by WHPCA’s Dr. Bruce Krawisz, Middle Wisconsin (June 7, 2021)

Environmental Advocates Push For Increased Investment In State's Electric Car Infrastructure, Mention of WHPCA, Wisconsin Public Radio (June 24, 2021)

Climate change responsible for 37% of global heat deaths, new study says, With quotes from Jonathan Patz, PBS (May 31, 2021). This story was also covered by the Associated Press, Wyoming News, Ashland Daily News, The Daily News, Seattle Times, KTLA5, Nexus Media, WKYC Studios, Southeast Missourian, Florida News Times, Spectrum News 1, The Weather Channel, One Green Planet 

Climate change tied to over $820 billion in health care costs per year: report,” Mentions WHPCA as a partner, The Hill (May 21, 2021). This report was also covered by NRDC, Grist, Politico, E&E News, Sustainable Brands, Green Matters, Environment EOS, and Energy Leader

Victoria Gillet: Removal of Focus on Energy funding will hurt my patients,” Written by WHPCA Policy and Advocacy Co-lead Victoria Gillet, The Cap Times (May 10, 2021)

“One Climate Disaster Away from Displacement: An Opportunity to Build Climate Resilience,” Written by Caitlin Rublee and Anjini Joiner, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (April 30, 2021)

A Call to Change in the Relationship Between Psychiatry and the Earth, Produced by WHPCA member Lynn Moffic, Psychiatric Times (April 21, 2021)

Alyssa Valentyne: Do more this Earth Day for Climate, Written by WHPCA’s Alyssa Valentyne, Wisconsin State Journal (April 17, 2021)

 

Saving the Earth means saving our health too, doctors say,Features WHPCA’s Chirantan Mukhopadhyay and Andrew Lewandowski, Spectrum News 1 (April 22, 2021)

 

Julie Lyne: Evers' budget offers exceptional efforts for climate change action, Written by WHPCA member Julie Lyne, The Cap Times (April 24, 2021)

 

Wisconsin Medical Professionals Share Climate Change Concerns, Support Clean Energy Policy Changes,Features comments from WHPCA’s Chirantan Mukhopadhyay, Andrew Lewandowski, and Pamela Guthman, WXPR  (April 13, 2021) 

 

Wisconsin Environment: Wisconsin health leaders discuss federal climate action, Features comments from WHPCA’s Andrew Lewandowski and Chirantan Mukhopadhyay, WisPolitics, (April 13, 2021)​

 

Wisconsin Medical Professionals Share Climate Change Concerns, Support Clean Energy Policy Changes, Features comments from WHPCA’s Chirantan Mukhopadhyay, Andrew Lewandowski, and Pamela Guthman, WSAU (April 13, 2021)

 

Health leaders discuss benefits of national climate action,” With comment from WHPCA’s Education Co-lead Andrew Lewandowski, WQOW (April 12, 2021) 

Together, we can fight the climate crisis, Quotes from WHPCA Chair Chirantan Mukhopadhyay, Health eNews (April, 2021)

Wisconsin Can be a Climate Leader, Written by WHPCA member Julie Lynn, Wisconsin State Journal (March 19, 2021)

We Need Climate Protected Health Systems,” Written by WHPCA's Caitlin Rublee, Urban Milwaukee (March 3, 2021)

'Long overdue': UW-Madison professors urge UW Foundation to divest from fossil fuel companies,” With quote from WHPCA's Jonathan Patz, Wisconsin State Journal (March 2, 2021)

Candidate forums slated for next week for Beloit council, school board, Mentions the Wisconsin Health Professionals for Climate Action, Beloit Daily News (February 25, 2021)

The Climate Crisis in Hawai'i,” Written by Anna Brandes and Caitlin Rublee, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (February 25, 2021)

Rural America can receive greatest economic benefit from climate mitigation, Featuring WHPCA's Joel Charles, SW News (February 11, 2021)

WI Doctors Encouraged by Biden's Environmental Moves,” With quotes from WHPCA's Andrew Lewandowski, Seehafer News (January 30, 2021) 

"WI Doctors Encouraged by Biden's Environmental Moves,” With quotes from WHPCA Education co-lead Andrew Lewandowski, WXPR (January 28, 2021) 

Climate Change and Health: A Year in Review, Written by WHPCA Anti-Racism Co-Lead Caitlin Rublee, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (January 7, 2021)

"Oak Creek power plant's partial closing a step in the right direction, but activists say there's more work to do," Features comments from WHPCA's Executive Director Abby Lois, Kenosha News (November 6, 2020)

 

"WI Medical Professionals: Climate Change Affects Human Health," Features comments from WHPCA's Joel Charles and highlights a report written in collaboration with WHPCA, Public News Service (October 28, 2020)

 

"The other public health crisis," Features comments from WHPCA's Dr. Jonathan Patz, The Hill (October 23, 2020)

"A warmer, wetter Wisconsin caused by climate change will have severe health impacts, report says," Highlights a report written in collaboration with WHPCA, Wisconsin Examiner (October 21, 2020)

"Will Climate Change Increase the Presence of Pathogens in Drinking Water?" Features comments from WHPCA's Dr. Jonathan Patz, Ensia (October 21, 2020)

"Climate change is affecting Wisconsinites’ health, new UW study finds," Features WHPCA's Jonathan Patz, Caitlin Rublee, Joel Charles, and Chirantan Mukhopadhyay, Badger Herald (October 20, 2020) 

"New Report Shows How Climate Change is Affecting Wisconsin's Health Now," Features comments from WHPCA's Pamela Guthman, Jonathan Patz, Caitlin Rublee, Joel Charles, and Chirantan Mukhopadhyay, Global Health Institute (October 14, 2020). 

 

"A doctor’s prescription for healthy voting Wisconsinites in 2020," Written by WHPCA's Victoria Gillet and Claire Gervais, Madison 365  (September 29, 2020)

 

"Two Milwaukee Doctors Prescribe Voting From Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic," Written by WHPCA's Rene Settle-Robinson and Caitlin Rublee, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (September 25, 2020)

"Watch: WI Physician Sounds the Alarm That ‘Climate Crisis Is a Public Health Emergency’," Highlights the work of WHPCA's Joel Charles, Up North News (September 16, 2020)

"Living in a thin dark line: How can we make healthcare systems climate resilient?," Written by WHPCA's Caitlin Rublee, BMJ (September 15, 2020)

 

"Health and Social Justice in a Changing Climate," Written by Hannah Lindstadt, Rachel Dahl, and WHPCA's Dr. Caitlin Rublee (September 1, 2020)

 

"Special Report: Extreme heat puts city in double jeopardy," Featuring an interview with WHPCA's Dr. Caitlin Rublee, Milwaukee Neighborhood News (August 27, 2020)

"Dust Storms Associated with Increase in Critical Care Visits," Features the work of WHPCA's Dr. Caitlin Rublee (August 11, 2020)

"Dismantle Racism in Psychiatry & Society," Written in part by WHPCA's Steven Moffic, Psychiatric Times (August 10, 2020)

 

"A Triple Threat: Climate change, COVID, and eviction," Written by WHPCA's Dr. Jonathan Patz, Isthmus (August 3, 2020)

 

"Research Team informs rural communities on environmental health issues this summer," features the work of WHPCA Vice-Chair Pamela Guthman, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (July 24, 2020)

 

"Dr. Caitlin Rublee: Now is not the time to end moratorium on utility shutoffs," Written by WHPCA's Dr. Caitlin Rublee, Wisconsin State Journal (July 22, 2020)

 

"Wisconsin's moratorium on power and utility shut-offs will end July 25. Here are resources if you need help with your bill" with interview quotes from WHPCA Anti-Racism Co-Chair Dr. Caitlin Rublee, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (July 18, 2020)

 

"Climate & Health Effects: Asthma and Allergies" Written by WHPCA's Pamela Guthman and Payton Kaldenberg, Courier Sentinel (July 15, 2020)

"How Should Wisconsin Tackle Climate Change? Governor's Task Force Wants Your Input," with quotes from WHPCA's Dr. Victoria Gillet, Milwaukee's NPR (July 14, 2020)

"An Emergency Physician's Starter Guide to Climate Change Resources," Written by WHPCA's Caitlin Rublee & Kaitlyn Moretti, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine PULSE (July 7, 2020)

"Climate change is fueling U.S. dust storms, with dire health consequences," with quotes from WHPCA's Caitlin Rublee, Japan Times (July 3, 2020)

"Climate & Health Effects: Heat," written by WHPCA's Pamela Guthman and Payton Kaldenberg, Courier Sentinel (July 1, 2020)

"Data: People of color are more impacted by COVID-19 in Eau Claire County" Features comments from WHPCA Vice-Chair Pamela Guthman, Leader-Telegram (June 15, 2020)

"Racism Declared a Public Health Crisis in Wisconsin" Features WHPCA Vice-Chair Pamela Guthman as a guest, Wisconsin Public Radio (June 15, 2020)

 

"Climate and Health" written by WHPCA Vice-Chair Pamela Guthman, Courier Sentinel (June 11, 2020)

"Public health depends on good air quality" with quotes from WHPCA's Dr. Joel Charles, Dr. Bruce Barrett, and Dr. Andrew Lewandowski, Renew Wisconsin (June 1, 2020)

"Build back better for health, equity, and climate," written by WHPCA Education Co-Chair Andrew Lewandowski, The Courier (June 1, 2020)

"Global Health Institute Director says environment key to preventing pandemic" written by WHPCA Board Member Dr. Jonathan Patz, WisBusiness (May 1, 2020)

"Why Climate Can Lead to More Pandemics" Interview with WHPCA Board Member Dr. Jonathan Patz, Wisconsin Public Radio (April 22, 2020)

"As Earth Day turns 50, UW-Madison scientist says how we treat Earth can foster pandemics" Interview with WHPCA Board Member Dr. Jonathan Patz, Appleton Post-Crescent (April 22, 2020)

"Pollution will make pandemic worse" written by WHPCA Co-Chair of Decarbonize WI Healthcare Dr. Claire Gervais, Wisconsin State Journal (April 15, 2020)

"Why climate change is also a health care story — it’s the biggest health threat this century," features the work of WHPCA Board Member Dr. Jonathan Patz, MarketWatch (March 2, 2020)

"Climate Solutions Improve Health and Save Money" co-authored by WHPCA Co-Chair of Decarbonize WI Healthcare Dr. Jonathan Patz, NRDC (February 28, 2020)

"Locals addressing racism through public health" article celebrating the work of by WHPCA Vice-Chair Pamela Guthman, Leader-Telegram (January 4, 2020)

"Professor's work supports declaration on racism" article celebrating the work of by WHPCA Vice-Chair Pamela Guthman, Leader-Telegram (December 8, 2019)

"Support Student Climate Strike," Written by WHPCA Decarbonize Wisconsin Healthcare Chair Dr. Claire Gervais, Wisconsin State Journal (September 20, 2019)

"Guthman taking steps to help with global climate change" article celebrating the work of by WHPCA Vice-Chair Pamela Guthman, Courier Sentinel (August 15, 2019)

"End of Civilization: Climate Change apocalypse could start by 2050 if we don't act, report warns" article featuring WHPCA Board Member Dr. Jonathan Patz, USA Today (June 5, 2019)