Climate Change and Health Program

Mission

To prepare for the human health effects related to climate change and create a healthy, sustainable, and resilient future for all Rhode Islanders.

What we do

  • Educate the public to raise awareness about the connection between climate change and health.
  • Work with community partners/agencies to develop a unified and equitable adaptation plan.
  • Advocate for policy and behavioral changes that reduce/prevent emission of greenhouse gases.
  • Focus on holistic solutions, community cohesiveness, and equity.
  • Coordinate with local, state, and regional partners to leverage efforts to mitigate public health impacts.
  • Offer a variety of programs to mitigate public health impacts among vulnerable populations.

Our Programs