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 Example: Learn more about Emory's Sustainability Initiatives at sustainability.emory.edu
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.
Learn about Emory's climate research
Highlighted Fall 2021 Courses:
EH 543: Sustainability
EH 581: Public Health Consequences of Disasters
EH 582: Global Climate Change: Health Impacts and Response
ENVS 229: Atmospheric Science with Lab
ENVS 326: Climate Change and Society
ENVS OX 229E: Meterology & Climatology with Lab
ES 665: Ecoapocalypse
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