Environmental & Human Health

These pieces explore both the health of our environment and how human activity alters key human health determinants, like air quality, food safety, water systems and sanitation.

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Arts & Culture, Climate Change, Environmental Justice, Erin Cline

How the Humanities Can Help With The Climate Crisis: How ethics, culture, and spirituality can galvanize climate action 

Our traditions and practices are often rooted in deep connections to the land – even when those practices are harmful to the environment. Professor Erin Cline discusses how studies of ethics, culture, and spirituality we can help us navigate our complex relationship to the natural world– and garner broader climate action support.

October 17, 2022

Climate & Energy, Ryan Levandowski, The Breakdown

The Breakdown: Electric Vehicles

What does the future of electric vehicles look like? Georgetown Climate Center’s Ryan Levandowski answers this and other questions you may have about EVs in this issue’s Breakdown piece.

October 17, 2022

Climate Change, Environmental Justice, Evan Barba

Should the Inflation Reduction Act Make Us Less Pessimistic about the Climate?: Professor Evan Barba’s perspective on the climate impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

A cause for less pessimism? Professor Evan Barba shares his views on the Inflation Reduction Act and what it means for the environment.

October 17, 2022