Introduction to Environmental Health and Policy

Key Resources

(listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“About the Office of Policy (OP).” United States Environmental Protection Agency. October 1, 2021. Available here.

“Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. October 1, 2021. Available here.

“Building an Understanding of Environmental Health.” American Public Health Association. 2021. Available here.

“Environmental Health.” Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 2021. Available here.

“Understanding the Connections Between Climate Change and Human Health.” United States Environmental Protection Agency. October 23, 2020. Available here.

Additional Resources

(listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“Urgent Need to Address Mental Health Effects of Climate Change, Says Report.” American Psychological Association. November 4, 2021. Available here.

“Impact of Climate Change on Health.” NIHCM Foundation. October 14, 2021. Available here.

“Decarbonizing the U.S. Health Sector – A Call to Action.” Dzau, V., Levine, R., Barrett, G., et al. The New England Journal of Medicine. October 13, 2021. Available here.

“Environmental Racism and Climate Change- Missed Diagnoses.” Salas, R. The New England Journal of Medicine. September 9, 2021. Available here.

“Extreme Weather Cost U.S. Taxpayers $99 Billion Last Year, and It Is Getting Worse.” Center for American Progress. September 1, 2021. Available here.

“The Best Thing We Can Do for the Planet is Pass Durable, Sustainable Bipartisan Climate Policies.” Mar, S. Arnold Ventures. June 21, 2021. Available here.

“USDA Official Promotes Federal Purchases of Carbon Credits.” Dorning, M. Bloomberg Green. March 23, 2021. Available here.

“How Climate Change May Affect Your Health.” Brody, J. New York Times. February 1, 2021. Available here.

“Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad.” White House. January 27, 2021. Available here.

“The Right Way to Ensure a Cleaner Environment.” The Heritage Foundation. 2021. Available here.

“What We Do Not Know About Climate Change and Why That Matters.” Van Doren, P. CATO Institute. November 11, 2020. Available here.

“The Path to Carbon Neutral: A Guide to Building a Climate-Smart Health Care System.” Kaiser Permanente, Health Care Without Harm. September 2020. Available here.

“Letter from Former EPA Administrators: Bipartisan Support to Reset the Course of EPA.” Environmental Protection Network. August 12, 2020. Available here.

“Air Pollution and Environmental Justice.” NIHCM Foundation. July 22, 2020. Available here.

“How Environmental Health Impacts Our Quality of Life and Health.” Correll, R. VeryWell Health. January 24, 2020. Available here.

“Hospitals Race to Save Patients- and the Planet.” Budd, K. Association of American Medical Colleges. October 15, 2019. Available here.

“Why Physicians See Climate Change as a Health Emergency.” Robeznieks, A. American Medical Association. September 20, 2019. Available here.

“To Be High Performing, the U.S. Health System Will Need to Adapt to Climate Change.” Blumenthal, D., Seervai, S. The Commonwealth Fund. April 18, 2018. Available here.

“The Value of Environmental Health Services: Exploring the Evidence.” National Environmental Health Partnership Council. 2016. Available here.