Yale Researchers Contribute to Landmark Report on Health and Climate Change

November 15, 2019

Climate change is already damaging the health of the world’s children and threatens the wellbeing of an entire generation unless the world meets Paris Agreement targets to limit global warming to well below 2°C, according to a major new report co-authored by scientists from the Yale School of Public Health and published in The Lancet.

Two researchers from the Yale School of Public Health — Dr. Robert Dubrow, professor of epidemiology and director of the Yale Climate Change and Health Initiative, and Dr. Jodi Sherman, associate professor of anesthesiology and of epidemiology (Environmental Health Sciences), contributed to the 2019 findings and served as co-authors. The report is a collaboration between 120 experts from 35 institutions representing every continent.

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