Washington Pediatricians for Climate Action
Washington Pediatricians for Climate Action is a group dedicated to raising awareness of the impacts of climate change on children's health. Climate change is the most significant public health threat of the 21st century, and we believe that pediatricians have a crucial part to play in highlighting the dangers of climate change and advocating for solutions.
NRDC Issue Brief: Climate Change and Health in Washington
Climate change is altering Washington’s seasonal temperature and rainfall patterns, making hot days hotter, and increasing the severity of extreme events like the devastating wildfire seasons in 2017 and 2018.