Climate Change

Published: March 19, 2019
Sea-level rise associated with climate change is already displacing some small indigenous communities, and many others are at risk around the world.

Published: November 29, 2018
US health care systems should extend their commitment to “do no harm” by ensuring that their own operations are powered by renewable energy, according to a new brief on climate change and health in the United States.

Published: November 14, 2018
DEOHS researcher Dr. Nicole Errett discusses how communities can build back better after a disaster at a free public lecture on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 12:30 pm in room T-435 of the Magnuson Health Sciences Building at the UW.

Published: August 30, 2018
The Pacific Northwest’s “new normal” is starting to feel like old normal in Washington’s Methow Valley. This is the fifth summer in a row that wildfire season has hit the Methow Valley especially hard, causing hazardous smoke conditions that persist for weeks and leaving residents feeling trapped and isolated.

Published: July 10, 2018
Dr. Russ Castner is helping to improve human health—one graduate student at a time. The retired Shoreline dentist never got the chance to use the environmental health degree he earned as one of the first graduates of the UW School of Public Health.

Published: May 31, 2018
Miriam Calkins PhD, Environmental and Occupational Hygiene Hometown Harvard, Massachusetts Future plans Associate Service Fellow, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health