Climate Change and Human Health

Scientific Consensus: NASA, “Earth’s Climate is Warming”
https://climate.nasa.gov/scientific-consensus/

Biodiversity Loss: UN Report “Nature’s Dangerous Decline”
https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/blog/2019/05/nature-decline-unprecedented-report/

Plastic: Center for International Environmental Law “The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet,” https://www.ciel.org/reports/plastic-health-the-hidden-costs-of-a-plastic-planet-february-2019/

Extreme Heat: Natural Resources Defense Council
https://www.nrdc.org/climate-change-and-health-extreme-heat#/map

Food Security and Nutrition: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, “The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture”
http://www.fao.org/state-of-biodiversity-for-food-agriculture/en/ 
Berman Institute of Economics/Johns Hopkins, “The effect of climate change across food systems” https://nutrition.org/nutrition-and-climate-change/

National Security: U.S. Department of Defense, “Report on Effects of a Changing Climate to the Department of Defense”
https://climateandsecurity.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/sec_335_ndaa-report_effects_of_a_changing_climate_to_dod.pdf

Greenhouse Gases: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, ”Report on the Environment: Greenhouse Gases” https://www.epa.gov/report-environment/greenhouse-gases“ Multiple lines of evidence confirm that human activities are the primary cause of the global warming of the past 50 years.

Air Pollution: There were 15% more days with unhealthy air in America both last year and the year before than there were on average from 2013 through 2016, the fouryears when America had its fewest number of those days since at least 1980.
World Health Organization https://www.who.int/airpollution/en/

Fresh Water: Conservation International, “Freshwater Ecosystems”
https://www.conservation.org/priorities/fresh-water

Oceans/Coral Reefs: Ocean Health Index
http://www.oceanhealthindex.org/methodology/components/coral-reefs-area

Amazon/Tropical Forests: World Wildlife Fund, “Why is the Amazon Important” http://wwf.panda.org/knowledge_hub/where_we_work/amazon/about_the_amazon/why_amazon_important/

The Arctic/Glaciers: NOAA, “Arctic Report Card 2018”
https://arctic.noaa.gov/Report-Card/Report-Card-2018

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Saturday, 5pm; Sunday, 9am & 11:15am

Sunday, 5pm UNH Mass (when University is in session)

Mass or Communion Service
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesdays at 12:10pm
Services held in the Church
During the summer, services are held in the Student Center Prayer Room

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Wednesday, 9am to 1pm
(with the exception of holidays)
Summer hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs 9am - 1pm (June - mid August)
If you need a special appointment, please call: 868-2666

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