Climate change

Elsevier, The Lancet Planetary Health, Volume 5, October 2021
Elsevier, Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Volume 31, October 2021
Enabling a circular economy for plastics in Europe and beyond is an ambitious goal. To reach a fully closed loop, numerous challenges and knowledge gaps need to be overcome. This review provides a list of more than 6000 chemicals reported to be found in plastics and an overview of the challenges and gaps in assessing their impacts on the environment and human health along the life cycle of plastic products. We further identified 1518 plastic-related chemicals of concern, which should be prioritized for substitution by safer alternatives.
Transitioning the energy sector to zero or net-zero emission of greenhouse gasses (GHG) and substantially reducing other pollutants is a massive, costly, and long-term effort. The typical starting point and centerpiece of energy decarbonization is the electric power sector. The sector is a large direct GHG emitter. It already has many technological, non-carbon emitting alternatives that are rapidly declining in capital and operating costs and improving in performance, making electricity the least expensive and accessible energy carrier to decarbonize.
Elsevier, The Lancet Oncology, Volume 22, October 2021
Scientific research is governed by strict disciplinary norms and symbolic boundaries. This highly structured context is the space of probables, which dictates what research is likely to occur. Interdisciplinarity may disrupt these disciplinary norms by bridging epistemic gaps across disciplines to foster originality. But can interdisciplinarity actually expand the space of probables over time? In this paper, we analyze the evolution of the interdisciplinary field of climate change research based on 30,228 scientific abstracts from 2000 to 2019.
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Against a backdrop of scant scholarly evidence regarding the effectiveness of E-Participation (EP) in enabling broader macro-level outcomes, we posit that electronic participation use by governments in engaging citizens leads to a more inclusive human development and superior environmental performance, directly as well as indirectly through corruption control.

The Journal of Climate Change and Health, 2021,100073

Extreme heat at outdoor COVID-19 vaccination sites
In this review, the authors discuss practical ways to reduce direct energy use and decrease and avoid waste generation during the surgical experience.

The Journal of Climate Change and Health, 2021, 100077

How Lifestyle Medicine (LM) interventions can help individuals and communities mitigate and adapt to the health risks of climate change.

The Journal of Climate Change and Health, 2021,100062

Day for Tomorrow: a parallel to Earth Day to join in community for education regarding about disaster preparedness and the need to tackle climate change.