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Report examines climate change, health

October 27, 2009
by DAVID GOLDSTEIN
Wichita Eagle

Another forecast about climate change is here - but this time it's about the potential impact on public health.

So far, just five states have developed a strategy to deal with climate change, and Kansas isn't one of them.

"All these problems are coming, but as country we haven't done enough to prepare for them," said Jeff Levi, executive director of Trust for America's Health, a nonpartisan public health advocacy group that authored the report.

Levi and other experts spoke about the report during a conference call Monday with reporters.

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