How climate change is hurting Americans’ health

Researchers across the globe collaborate to study climate and health

This year’s U.S. portion of the report, released Tuesday

Scientists break down research on the health impacts of a warming climate

,According to the American Heart Association, and long-term exposure to these microscopic

inhalable pollutants causes asthma in children, the American Thoracic Society says.

Air pollution from fossil fuel burning has been found to harm every organ in the body

Research shows. According to data from the report, particulate matter caused 32,000 deaths across the U.S. in 2020