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4 posts from Center for Health and the Global Environment

Burning Embers: Synthesis of the Health Risks of Climate Change

There is growing evidence that climate change is already causing illnesses and deaths from high ambient temperature, exposure to high levels of ozone, dengue fever, and Lyme disease. Additional climate change is projected to increase for heat-related morbidity and mortality, ozone-related mortality, dengue and Lyme disease from undetectable to severe risks as the planet continues to warm, according to new research published by the Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHanGE) at the University of Washington.

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Population health grants boost wildfire and climate research

In addition the the EarthLab-Population Health grant awarded to "Characterizing risk communication around smoke exposure in rural and tribal communities in the Okanogan River airshed emphasis area," EarthLab celebrates member organization directors Jeremy Hess (Climate Health and the Global Environment) and Jason Vogel (Climate Impacts Group) for their newly funded project, "A collaboratory to support equitable and just climate action"

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