Climate Change and Health Program
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.