The report reiterates the group’s research, training, courses, webinars, and actions taken to address climate change.
The GW Institute for Climate and Health released its inaugural annual report for 2022, focusing on the institute’s performance in its first year of operation.
The report. It includes A recap of the institute’s research, training, courses, webinars, and actions taken to address climate change issues, as well as promote a global response from governments to climate change. The CHI is composed of faculty from 10 of the university’s schools and leads courses. Milken Institute School of Public Health and School of Medicine and Health Sciences, according to the report.
“The annual report highlights the many accomplishments of CHI and its affiliated faculty, staff and students during the 2021-22 academic year,” officials said in a statement. Twitter.
The report aims to educate people about climate change and human health research, such as air pollution, social movements around climate change, infectious diseases, sustainability, extreme weather, food systems and nutrition, mental health, and environmental justice. It shows.
CHI kick off A research institute composed of policy-oriented professors and named Susan Annenberg as its director at the beginning of the fall semester of 2021.
Authorities do Providing A Climate and health Attention For Milken graduate students placed under CHI This fall semester, it will prepare graduate students for careers in the climate field and teach students to assess health risks related to climate change, such as asthma.
CHI hosted eight webinars during the 2021-22 academic year, engaging nearly 600 participants on a variety of topics in the climate and health space.
The report highlights comments from CHI members to federal agencies, public testimony for DC The House Committee on Transport and Environment and DC Public School Education Committee on Performance Monitoring Hearing.
Annenberg and Lynn Goldman, dean of the School of Public Health, co-signed amicus brief – A legal document filed with a court containing information about a case obtained from an individual or organization not directly involved in the case – Supporting the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate greenhouse gases to the US Supreme Court. After the Supreme Court Purchased With respect to the EPA, if it limits the agency’s ability to regulate greenhouse gases without congressional approval.
“Training the next generation to address the health challenges posed by climate change, as well as providing continuing education to professionals in the field, is at the forefront of the mission of the GW Climate and Health Institute,” officials said in the report.