Every year climate change-related extreme weather events and conditions become more frequent and intense. While this pattern affects the well-being of all, vulnerable and marginalized populations continue to face the greatest health challenges.
The role of spatial analysis in local, state and regional public health has steadily increased over the last decade with the infusion of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software such as ESRI ArcGIS Pro.
The 24th Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations framework convention on climate change kicked off in Katowice Poland this week. This comes on the heels of a new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) showing that drastic emission reductions will need to begin over the next decade in order to achieve the target of 1.5 °C additional warming.