Janis Petzel

Janis Petzel, MD is a psychiatrist from Islesboro, Maine who speaks and writes about climate and health.  She is a Climate Ambassador for Physicians for Social Responsibility.

Articles by this author

COVID-19 demonstrates that there is a direct connection between the environment and our health. (Photo: World Learning/flickr/cc) Views
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Let’s Pay Attention to What COVID-19 Is Trying to Tell Us About Climate Change
What do the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change have in common? Both are symptoms of human activity out of balance. They are existential threats whose morbidity and mortality are magnified by the habits of modern life. COVID-19 and climate change intensify the health inequities experienced by...
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