• Winter 2017 Courses

    Through the Departments of Global Health and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, CHanGE is offering two courses this Winter Quarter. ENV H / GH 418/518 – Understanding and Managing the Health Risks of Climate Change ENV H / GH 220 – Global Environmental Change and Your Future More Info

  • Health Co-Benefits Conference a huge success

    On September 19th-20th, CHanGE hosted the first ever conference devoted to the health co-benefits of climate change mitigation policies and technologies. Speakers included keynote Washington State Assistant Secretary for Environmental Public Health Clark Halvorson, Michael Lazarus from the Stockholm Environment Institute, representatives from the EPA, John Balbus from NIEHS, and

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    Climate Change Adaptation Challenges

    Climate Change Adaptation experts, including CHanGE Director Kristie Ebi, sat down recently at the Adaptation Futures 2016 conference to describe the biggest challenges in adapting to climate change.

  • Kamplalai, Thailand

    Heat and Health in Thailand

    CHanGE Co-Director Kristie Ebi recently visited Thailand to work with the Ministry of Health on the impacts of heat on health. As part of the trip, she visited the village of Kamplalai on a day where temperatures reached 44 degrees centigrade (112 degrees fahrenheit).

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    MPH student Jessica Farley in Sri Lanka

    Global Health MPH student Jessica Farley recently came back from a trip to Sri Lanka, where she worked with the WHO South-East Asia Regional Office on preparedness for climate change adaptation in the health sector. Read more…

  • Karen De Salvo

    AMS Board of Environment and Health and Acting Asst Secretary for Health Karen DeSalvo

    CHanGE Director Kristie Ebi poses with Acting Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Karen DeSalvo and the American Meteorological Society’s Board of Environment and Health. From left to right: Wendy Marie Thomas, National Weather Service, John Balbus, NIEHS, Karen DeSalvo, HHS, Kristie Ebi, CHanGE/UW, Jennifer Vanos, Texas Tech University.

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    CHanGE Director Kristie Ebi in Nat GEO and NYT

    CHanGE Director Dr. Kristie Ebi has recently spoken with reporters on how higher temperature, mosquitoes and the spread of diseases like Zika virus are all related. Read National Geographic piece titled “Can We Stop Mosquitoes from Infecting the World?” Read New York Times piece titled “Higher Temperatures Make Zika Mosquito

  • CHanGE Director Kristie Ebi at COP21 in Paris

    CHanGE Director Kristie Ebi gave a presentation at COP21 on December 11, 2015 on Adaptation and Resilience.

  • Lancet Climate Commission – Tackling Climate Change is a Global Health Opportunity

    Read more about the report here.

  • Projected Climate Change Impacts

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is tasked with assessing the published literature on climate change and issuing assessment reports that have the support of leading climate scientists and participating governments. The latest IPCC Working Group II Report details some of expected climate change impacts based on geographic region.