Public Health Institute’s Center for Climate Change & Health is dedicated to tackling the challenge of climate change while creating more vibrant, healthy and equitable communities throughout the US and around the world.
The Public Health Institute considers climate change to be one of the greatest global and domestic public health challenges of our time.
PHI’s Center for Climate Change & Health contributes to building healthy and climate-resilient communities that have the right tools to mitigate and adapt to climate change. The Center engages local leaders, scientists, policymakers, health care providers and civil society in mainstreaming the protection of health across a wide range of policies and sectors. It promotes strategies that reduce long-term climate change, promote climate resilient communities, protect all people from the health impacts of climate change, and optimize health and health equity outcomes.
In the News
Statement on Proposal to Revoke the Clean Power Plan
October 11, 2017
In Solidarity with Those Fighting for Justice in Charlottesville, VA
August 17, 2017
California Call to Action on Climate, Health, and Equity
January 14, 2019
How Do Health Professionals Protect Patients After Extreme Events Like Hurricane Harvey and Maria?
October 2, 2017