Stories by Paul R. Epstein
In East Africa warming as a result of climate change is paving the way for the spread of malaria
Energy & Sustainability
Computer models indicate that many diseases will surge as the earth¿s atmosphere heats up. Signs of the predicted troubles have begun to appear.
PAUL R. EPSTEIN, an M.D. trained in tropical public health, is associate director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School. He has served in medical, teaching and research capacities in Africa, Asia and Latin America and has worked with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to assess the health effects of climate change and to develop health applications for climate forecasting and remote-sensing technologies.