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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Your Environment. Your Health.

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Global Study Evaluates Heat-Related Deaths Associated with Climate Change

NIEHS-funded study finds that a third of heat-related deaths between 1991 and 2018 can be attributed to increasingly severe temperatures associated with human-induced climate change.

sign in desert reading Caution Extreme Heat Danger

Exploring Climate Trend Data in a CKDu-endemic Region
NIEHS-funded researchers explore climate trends during harvest seasons in CKDu hotspot regions of Nicaragua.

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Voices from the Field: Building Micronesian Dengue Early Warning Systems

Limb Hapairai, Ph.D., regional medical entomologist with the Pacific Island Health Officers Association, shares his experiences implementing dengue early warning systems in the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands to build resilience against climate change.

Dr. Collins' Testimony in Front of House Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing

Listen to a clip of Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., speaking about climate change and human health at NIH during his testimony in front of the House Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on May 25, 2021.

WHO Report Explores the Effects of E-waste on Children’s Health

First WHO report on children and e-waste provides a comprehensive summary of the current state of scientific knowledge on e-waste and adverse health outcomes in children.

Grants and Funding
Grants of interest to GEH researchers, including details of the Hubs of Interdisciplinary Research and Training in Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) Research Opportunities.

Upcoming Events

International Society of Exposure Science Annual Meeting
August 30 - September 2, 2021

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo 2021
October 24 - 27, 2021
Denver, CO and online

AGU Fall Meeting
December 13 - 17, 2021
New Orleans, LA and online