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UW and partners launch new project connecting sea to soil for climate resilience
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New UW research center on children’s environmental health in farming communities launches
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As King Tides loom, newly released stories of 2022 flooding in Seattle highlight need for climate response
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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