About the American Public Health Association (APHA)

APHA champions the health of all people and all communities. We strengthen the public health profession. We speak out for public health issues and policies backed by science. We are the only organization that combines a 140-plus year perspective, a broad-based member community and the ability to influence federal policy to improve the public’s health. Visit us at


About The Carter Center

A not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization, The Carter Center has helped to improve life for people in over 80 countries by resolving conflicts; advancing democracy, human rights, and economic opportunity; preventing diseases; and improving mental health care. The Carter Center was founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, in partnership with Emory University, to advance peace and health worldwide.


About The Climate Reality Project

Founded by Nobel Laureate and former US Vice President Al Gore, The Climate Reality Project is one of the world’s leading organizations dedicated to mobilizing action on climate change. With a global movement more than 5 million strong and a grassroots network of trained Climate Reality Leader activists, we are spreading the truth about the climate crisis and building popular support for clean energy solutions. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter at @ClimateReality.


About the Harvard Global Health Institute

Despite strong evidence that climate change will profoundly affect human health, the mechanisms have received little attention and are poorly understood. The Harvard Global Health Institute is building bridges as a convener and neutral platform, bringing together policymakers, researchers, and health practitioners to explore solutions, and fostering research to better understand how climate change will shape our health in the coming years and decades.


About the Turner Foundation

The Turner Foundation (TFI), founded in 1990, supports efforts to protect and restore our natural systems – the air, land, and water – on which all life depends. Funding priorities include growing and diversifying the movement, conserving land to protect and restore wildlife and biodiversity, catalyzing the transition to a clean energy future, and protecting and restoring water resources (freshwater and marine) for people and nature.


About the University of Washington Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHANGE)

CHANGE collaboratively develops and promotes innovative approaches to understanding and managing the risks of global environmental change.  CHANGE conducts research and policy analysis, education and training, and technical assistance and capacity building, integrating health, environmental, and social sciences.  CHANGE focuses on health outcomes associated with the consequences of global environmental changes, such as extreme weather and climate events, water and food security, and infectious diseases.