Climate Change and Health Program
To anticipate and prepare for human health effects related to global and local climate change.
What we do
Develop a unified climate and health adaptation strategy for Rhode Island based on the best available science and the national Building Resilience Against Climate Effects program.
Convene experts and resources to better understand potential climate changes in Rhode Island, predict and monitor health effects.
Work to identify the populations most vulnerable to climate change.
Develop programs to mitigate the public health impact of climate change.