"The life of every child born today will be profoundly affected by climate change. Without accelerated intervention, this new era will come to define the health of people at every stage of their lives." - The 2019 Report of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change

Image Source: Bennett Kissel, MD
"Tackling climate change could be the greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century" -The Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change

Image: Global Climate Strike in September 2019 (Image Source: Bennett Kissel)
Education is an essential element of the global response to climate change - Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development Programme, UNESCO.

Image: University of California-wide Climate and Health Education Faculty Development Initiative
UCSF Director of Sustainability, Gail Lee addresses the audience at the Annual Sustainability Awards recognizing faculty and staff contributions
UCSF Students and Faculty Meeting with Senator Feinstein's Office to discuss climate policy
"The climate crisis is a health crisis: Medicine must reckon with the coming catastrophe" by Cyril Manning, UCSF Magazine

There has never been a more critical time for climate solutions that promote health and equity.

The University of California Center for Climate, Health and Equity housed at UCSF aims to harness the expertise and leadership of the health sector to drive ambitious climate action that prioritizes the health, equity and respect of all communities.

CHA Center for Health Equity Education & Advocacy (CHEEA) Climate Health Organizing Fellowship Applications Open

Suggested Letter of Intent Deadline: June 24, 2022. For more details see here.

 

Call For Submissions: Frontiers in Public Health: Climate and Health Education

Call for contributors and submissions to Frontiers in Public Health's Climate and Health Education: Defining the Needs of Society in a Changing Climate research topic is open. Find more information here.

 

Call For Submissions: MedEdPORTAL Call for Submissions: Climate Change and Health 

The journal actively encourages educators across the health professions to submit generalizable educational materials with a focus on climate change and health for inclusion in a new collection. Details are described here.