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The Office of Global Affairs and Population Health Initiative are partnering to offer a one credit General Studies course that will introduce students to the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals, research at the University of Washington aligned with those goals, and the role the goals play in improving population health, societies, and the environment, both locally and globally.Read more
Are you an empathetic problem-solver looking to bridge gaps in a world where people and our planet thrive? Are you passionate about environmental issues? Are you committed to centering equity and justice in your work? Apply today to be EarthLab’s first-ever Community Partnerships Lead!Read more
NEW YORK TIMES - Warming temperatures in one part of the world seem to have driven down the parasite population, suggesting another unexpected way that climate change harms ecosystems. EarthLab Innovation Grantee Chelsea Wood is quoted.Read more
Another new year brings new possibilities for climate action. EarthLab’s executive director, Ben Packard, shares ideas for shifting our collective mindset to diversify and scale climate solutions in 2023.Read more
UW News writes about a new report from the Nippon Foundation Ocean Nexus Center, which incorporates case studies and analyses from around the world as well as larger, overarching recommendations for change.Read more
Are you passionate about environmental issues? Are you looking for a career that utilizes your grants/financial/budgets experience in service of a world where people and our planet thrive? Are you committed to centering equity and justice in your work? Apply today to be EarthLab’s next grants & financial manager!
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From co-hosting the first cross-UW event on climate change research to welcoming new grantees and advisors, this was another great year of growth, reflection and connection for EarthLab. Revisit our top 5 stories of 2022 here!Read more
Oh the places you’ll go– after graduation! We caught up with CHanGE alum Nathaniel Matthews-Trigg, Department of Global Health 2017 graduate and current Affiliate Instructor in the Department of Environmental and Health Sciences (DEOHS), to learn more about his work moving climate and health policy forward in New Mexico.Read more
Worldwide, the ocean plays an invaluable service to the planet by absorbing nearly 30% of the carbon dioxide produced by human activity. Yet this also drives a series of reactions that change seawater chemistry, and as a result the oceans are becoming more acidified, which poses a suite of problems to some marine organisms.Read more
Watch the videos now! In Fall Quarter of 2022, we sent out a call to gather UW faculty and researchers whose work was in some way related to climate change. We invited faculty and researchers to submit a one-minute video recording – a lightning talk – summarizing their work. This call was amplified by the event’s 18 co-sponsors. We received a total of 105 lightning talks covering 16 different themes representing over 55 departments across the UW tri-campus.Read more