What Is Emory Doing on Climate?

Across the university, Emory faculty, staff, and students are working to advance climate-related teaching, scholarship, and community engagement.  Some highlights: 

Leading by ExampleLearn more about Emory's Sustainability Initiatives at

Georgia Initiatives: The Georgia Climate Project is a state-wide consortium co-founded by Emory to improve understanding of climate impacts and solutions in Georgia.  Emory also partnered with UGA and Georgia Tech on the research framework for Drawdown Georgia, a carbon reduction roadmap for the state.

Training the Next Generation of Climate Leaders: Emory's Rollins School of Public Health offers a Climate and Health Certificate.  Since 2015, Emory has sent student delegations to the annual UN Climate Talks.  Emory's School of Medicine created a Climate Crisis and Clinical Medicine Elective for Medical Students.

Fostering Climate Research The Emory Climate and Health Research Incubator is advancing climate and health research that can improve our response to climate change

Community Engagement: Emory Climate Talks has convened a series of webinars on climate change.  Emory's Resilience and Sustainability Collaboratory is a "think and do tank" working to address complex challenges.  Emory also co-founded RCE Greater Atlanta, a regional sustainability network working to advance the Sustainable Development Goals.   

Student Groups: Emory has several student groups working on climate-related topics, including the Emory Climate Analysis and Solutions Team (ECAST), Emory Climate Organization, the Emory Climate Reality Project chapter.

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Find climate-related faculty 

Learn about Emory's climate research 

Want to study climate?  See below for upcoming courses, check out more course listings, and learn about the Certificate in Climate and Health. 

Highlighted Fall 2021 Courses:

EH 543: Sustainability

EH 581: Public Health Consequences of Disasters

EH 582: Global Climate Change: Health Impacts and Response

ENVS 190: Freshman Seminar: Environmental Studies: Natural Disasters

ENVS 229: Atmospheric Science with Lab

ENVS 326: Climate Change and Society

ENVS OX 229E: Meterology & Climatology with Lab

ES 665: Ecoapocalypse 

more course information here