To be a resource in addressing the environmental and public health impacts from climate change.
NEHA’s Climate Change Committee is comprised of public and private sector environmental health and climate change experts working in partnership to provide outcomes in the following priority areas:
- Ensure NEHA members have basic climate science information.
- Develop, share, review, and disseminate resources on climate change policies, programs, and best practices to support NEHA, EH professionals, and the public.
- Identify and recommend the needs of the profession, training gaps, challenges, and emerging issues.
- Guide and provide input on NEHA’s climate change programs and projects.
NEHA's Climate Change Committee is comprised of local, state, federal, and industry professionals with environmental health and climate and health backgrounds.
Here are a few of the recent activities and products that the committee has developed.