GW’s Climate & Health Institute is involved in research across a wide range of disciplines focused on how the changing climate is affecting human health.
Air Pollution & Asthma
Climate change and sustainability are dynamically intertwined where our global lifestyles, consumption, and wasteful choices pollute and exploit resources unsustainably which are the causes of climate change.
Risk Assessment & Policy
Food Systems & Nutrition
Climate change impacts agriculture, nutrition and food security, all of which are deeply interlinked.
Equity & Environmental Justice
Climate change drastically impacts low-income communities. Communities of color are disproportionately burdened by extreme heat, air pollution and a variety of other environmental conditions.