The Resource Library contains publications, links, recordings, and other material on environmental health and environmental justice topics from HEFN and external sources.
This article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review outlines how laws and programs designed to benefit vulnerable groups, such as the disabled or people of color, often end up...
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This report was presented to President Obama by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
This report sheds light on the economic value on the very environmental health services that prevent disease and create healthy, supportive environments. ...
This report offers a scientific assessment of a growing public health threat, The Impacts of Climate Change...
Preventing disease through healthy environments: a global assessment of the burden of disease from environmental risks
The World Health Organization estimates that 12.6 million people died as a result of living or working in an unhealthy environment in 2012 – nearly 1 in 4...
Is the Energy Boom in Your Backyard? Oil and Gas Extraction Threaten Health and Communities Across the United States
This "Views from the Field" essay published by Grantmakers In Health highlights research on health impacts of hydraulic fracturing and...
Achieving a Climate for Health: Philanthropy to Promote Health and Justice through the Challenges of Climate Change
This report is designed to introduce grantmakers to issues and opportunities that lie at...
The 2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change has been formed to map out the impacts of climate change, and the necessary policy responses, in order to ensure the highest attainable...
Everglades National Park, Florida
Fireside Chat: The John Merck Fund’s Ruth Hennig on Environment and Health in the Trump Administration
From Our Blog
Beyond Rogue One: What Science Fiction Can Tell Us About Resisting Trump and Supporting Social Movements
Blog posted on February 1, 2017
I’m obsessed with analogies. I feel like I can’t claim to understand a given issue unless I can describe it effectively using an analogy that’s both intuitive and provocative (and hopefully...
Blog posted on January 27, 2017
Lately I have found myself stupefied into virtual silence. And I know, from speaking with many colleagues and many of you reading this, that I am not alone.