Please join us for a webinar discussing climate change and mental health on Friday, February 18th at 12:00 PM EST with Susan Clayton, Whitmore-Williams Professor of Psychology, College of Wooster; Lise van Susteren, Co-Founder of the Climate Psychiatry Alliance; and Arthur C. Evans, Jr., Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of the American Physchological Association.
News and Events
In this film, a comet is a thinly veiled allegory for climate change. My research investigating how audiences react to climate content finds that there can be unintended effects of stories like this one.
As health professionals in Virginia, we look forward to working with Gov. Glenn Youngkin to promote a healthy environment for families in the commonwealth.
As a nurse and a surgeon, we see the impact of climate change in the stories and faces of our patients. This is why we are asking the newly-inaugurated governor to reconsider two initial climate policy decisions that will affect the health and welfare of all current and future Virginians.
While ambitious carbon reduction policies are needed to avoid dangerous levels of climate change, the costs of these policies can be balanced by wide ranging health benefits for local communities. Cities, responsible for ~70% of the world's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and home to a growing majority of the world's population, offer enormous opportunities for both climate action and health improvement.
Please join us for a Climate and Health Research and Practice seminar on Monday, January 24 at 12:00 PM EST with Dr. Madeleine Thomson, Head of Climate Impacts at Wellcome Trust. The event is co-hosted by the GW Climate and Health Institute and the Environmental and Occupational Health Department. Zoom registration is required for the webinar.