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UW and partners launch new project connecting sea to soil for climate resilience

New UW research center on children’s environmental health in farming communities launches

As King Tides loom, newly released stories of 2022 flooding in Seattle highlight need for climate response

In the news

How heat waves can kill...and how to stay safe
June 20, 2024 | Center for Science in the Public Interest | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

This week’s heat already feels like deep summer. Why that can be dangerous.
June 19, 2024 | Washington Post | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

This isn’t your grandparents’ summer heat
June 19, 2024 | Scientific American | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

‘Silent killer’: Heat could be deadlier in 2024 than ever before
June 18, 2024 | Mass Live | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Fuel to the fire: How climate change makes wildfire season worse
June 18, 2024 | MinnPost | Featured: Alison Cullen View

Here's why an Arizona medical examiner is working to track heat-related deaths
June 11, 2024 | NPR | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Lab experiment shows exactly how heat waves can put hearts into ‘oxygen debt’
June 10, 2024 | STAT News | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

No more lead in your eyeliner: New Washington state law bans toxic cosmetics
June 10, 2024 | KUOW | Featured: Diana Ceballos View

More than 1.5 billion people have faced dangerous heat this year
June 7, 2024 | Washington Post | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

New UW faculty get to know Spokane, and some of the ways UW students are helping promote better health in the region
June 7, 2024 | Spokesman-Review | Featured: Hilary Arnold Godwin View

AP analysis finds 2023 set record for US heat deaths, killing in areas that used to handle the heat
May 31, 2024 | Associated Press | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Jetstar’s fumes show flying high is more toxic than you think
May 31, 2024 | Crikey | Featured: Clement Furlong View

Using drones to incorporate youth perspectives in disaster planning
May 31, 2024 | HSM Blog | Featured: Nicole Errett View

Nature for all: Bridging health equity through the Initiative-funded Project Nature
May 30, 2024 | UW Population Health Initiative | Featured: Pooja Tandon View

Family-run Lynnwood asbestos company hit with one of the biggest fines L&I's doled out in years
May 28, 2024 | KING 5 | Featured: Diana Ceballos View