Climate Change & Health Project

The Rhode Island Climate and Health Project is part of a national effort to anticipate and prepare for human health effects related to global and local climate change. The project is supported by the Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Climate and Health program.

Mission

To bring experts and resources together to better understand potential climate changes in Rhode Island, predict and monitor health effects, identify the populations most vulnerable to these effects, and develop programs to protect the public's health.

What We are Doing

Using the CDC Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) program to incorporate the best available science into a unified climate and health adaptation strategy for Rhode Island. (more)