• CHanGE Co-Director Dr. Jeremy Hess in Durban for IPCC Lead Author Meeting

    As a lead author on Chapter 7:  Health, well-being and the changing structure of communities, Dr. Hess is currently in Durban, South Africa, at the first Lead Author meeting. Learn more here: https://www.ipcc.ch/report/sixth-assessment-report-working-group-ii/  

  • New paper in the New England Journal of Medicine

    CHanGE Director Dr. Kris Ebi was an author on a new review paper with Sir Andy Haines in the New England Journal of Medicine: The Imperative for Climate Action to Protect Health Check out this great interactive graphic from this paper (credit: New England Journal of Medicine)!

  • CHanGE Director Kristie Ebi a lead author on National Climate Assessment

    Dr. Ebi was the lead author for the chapter on human health. Read the UW Global Health article here.    

  • India and Heat – CHanGE publication mentioned in NY Times

    Heat waves across the world are making headlines this summer. A publication by CHanGE Co-Director Dr. Jeremy Hess and colleagues in India was mentioned in a NY Times article on the effects of extreme heat and heat waves in India.   Read the NY Times article here, and read the publication

  • Publication on health risks of warming

    CHanGE Director Dr. Kris Ebi was published in Environmental Research Letters. The publication is titled: “Health risks of warming of 1.5°C,. 2°C, and higher, above pre-industrial temperatures” and summarizes projections of health risks associated with temperature extremes and occupational heat stress, air quality, undernutrition, and vector-borne diseases to estimate how

  • Publication in Nature: The many possible climates from the Paris Agreement’s aim of 1.5 °C warming

    CHanGE Director Kris Ebi contributed to a paper recently published in Nature. Read the press release: Nature paper press release Read the paper here  

  • CHanGE Director leads workshop on climate change resilience in Pacific

    CHanGE Director Dr. Kris Ebi helped lead a May workshop titled: “Integrating Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management to Protect Health and Build Resilience in Pacific Islands” at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, hosted by the Aspen Global Change Institute.  CHanGE Research Coordinator Chris Boyer also participated in

  • Call for Proposals: Forum on Scenarios for Climate and Societal Futures

    CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS   Forum on Scenarios for Climate and Societal Futures https://www.scenariosforum2019.com/   March 11-13, 2019 University of Denver, Denver, Colorado   A rapidly expanding set of activities is extending and applying the new framework on integrated climate change scenarios. Researchers are using Shared Socioeconomic

  • CHanGE directors among UW faculty selected as IPCC authors & editors

    CHanGE Director Kris Ebi and Co-Director Jeremy Hess were selected to contribute to the International Panel on Climate Change’s sixth assessment report.  Dr. Ebi will serve as a review editor for Working Group II, which focuses on climate impacts, adaptation and vulnerability. Dr. Hess is a lead author for Chapter

  • First-author publication for former MPH student Lindsay Horn

    CHanGE is proud to announce the publication of a first-author paper by Lindsay Horn, MPH graduate. Ms. Horn, who did her thesis research with CHanGE Director Dr. Kris Ebi, now works with the Washington State Department of Health.  The paper was published with the International Journal of Environmental Research and