HPHC in the News

May 1, 2019
Minnesota Medicine
by Vishnu Laalitha Surapaneni, MD, MPH, and Nyasha Spears, MD

Climate change is the greatest health threat of the 21st century. Surveys consistently show that more physicians than the general public agree with the scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change. For physicians, the question isn’t whether climate change is occurring, but “How do I address this complex topic in an already short patient visit?”

April 28, 2019
Star Tribune
by Bruce D. Snyder

No foreseeable technologic “fix” can allow us to avoid hard choices.

March 22, 2019
by Michael Menzel and Teddie Potter

Minnesota alone cannot solve the global climate challenge, but we can and must do our part. The health and well-being of our communities depend on it.

March 4, 2019
MPR News
by Elizabeth Dunbar and Cody Nelson

“Climate change is the number one threat to global public health of the 21st century. Governor Walz is leading Minnesota to a clean, healthy and equitable future,” Laalitha Surapaneni of Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate said in a statement.

January 17, 2019
MPR News
by Elizabeth Dunbar

Growing up in India, Dr. Laalitha Surapaneni watched the number of heat waves grow. They got more intense. And the beach stalls in her coastal city had to be moved inland when the shoreline began to encroach as the seas rose: All of them were effects of climate change.

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