North America


Food Quality and Preference, Volume 94, December 2021

Guilt, sense of community and awareness of the consequences drive the reduction of food waste in US households.
Graph showing differences in energy consumption in the USA
In this work Nock, Qiu, and co-workers highlighted the larger impact of energy insecurity on low-income and ethnic minority populations that have been experience due to COVID-19.
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has developed a unique Climate Change Curriculum Infusion Project (CCCIP) designed to incorporate information on climate health into an existing undergraduate preclinical curriculum.
Training future healthcare sustainability leaders in Canada.
Addresses the Health Effects of Climate Change: a new expanded climate and health strategy based on data, science, and action.

The Journal of Climate Change and Health, Volume 4, 2021, 100070

The healthcare industry is the second leading contributor of waste in the United States. This study reports a waste audit to identify key waste generators in an outpatient practice and start immediately reducing waste and greenhouse gas emissions.
Promoting good health and well-being (SDG 3) through the prevention, treatment and promotion of mental health is essential to sustainable development, particularly as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. This paper explores the psychological implications of suffering for high-risk populations during the pandemic. To strengthen health systems and increase emergency preparedness for future global health threats, the benefits of addressing experiences of suffering in mental health service settings are discussed.
This book chapter addresses SDG 3 and 12 by explaining the complexity of the food industry in North America and that food employees have a responsibility to use proper food handling practices.
This book chapter advances SDG 3 and 10 by exploring the gap within research literature in which the intersectional complexities of South Asian Muslims lie by examining the historical and geopolitical contexts of South Asian Muslim experiences in the United States. This chapter discusses the ways in which contemporary South Asian Muslim American experiences are further complicated when navigating additional marginalized identities such as gender and sexual orientation, age and generational influences, disability status, class, and national origin.
This book chapter advances SDG 3 and 10 by discussing the importance of social support and psychological flexibility to act as a buffer between the effects of COVID-19 on psychological distress and mental health.