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Climate and Health Program

The mission of the Columbia Climate and Health Program (CCHP) is to foster innovative, cross-disciplinary, translational scholarship on the human health dimensions of climate change. Our goal is to advance society’s capacity to understand, anticipate, and prevent adverse health consequences.


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Biomass Health Effects

The first randomized trial to study the health effects of biomass emissions is underway in rural Ghana.

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CCHP research focuses on the real-world effects of climate change on people.

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Our Team

Meet CCHP director Pat Kinney, ScD, other faculty members, and students.

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