Category: climate change

CDC Observes World Environment Day

A woman and child outside their home threatened by frequent flooding. Photo reprinted with permission from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, photo taken by Genna Ord

Climate change is any significant variation in temperature, precipitation, wind, or other type of weather that lasts for decades or longer. World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5 to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth. It is run by the United Nations Environment Read More >

Posted on by Rosland Martin, CDC National Center for Environmental Health1 CommentTags , , , , ,