Column: Act on Climate Now to Protect New Hampshire’s Public Health – Valley News

Read article - An opinion piece co-authored by John Butterly, professor of medicine and medical education, about how the medical community in New Hampshire has seen a measurable growth in health-related issues that can be traced to changes in the climate affecting Northern New England. “Climate change is expected to bring more extreme weather events, increased coastal and river flooding, and an increase in mosquito-borne disease,” said Butterly and his co-author. “As medical professionals, we are acutely aware of the serious nature of these impacts on the health of our fellow citizens.”