For more information about the Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education, please see the GCCHE fact sheet.


  • “Mailman School and White House Host Climate Event in Paris,” Dec. 4, 2015; read the press release here.
  • “Global Consortium Formed to Educate Leaders on Climate and Health: Rockefeller-funded initiative to develop scientific and educational practices and model curricula for academic and non-academic audiences,” Feb. 6, 2017; read the press release here.
  • “100+ Schools Sign on to Teach Health Risks of Climate Change: A growing movement in higher education responds to a shortage of health professionals and researchers trained in climate change and health,” Sep. 20, 2017; read the press release here.
  • The GCCHE was mentioned and Dr. Kim Knowlton was quoted in: Friedrich M. Medical Community Gathers Steam to Tackle Climate’s Health Effects. JAMA. 2017;317(15):1511–1513; read the article here
  • The GCCHE was featured as a "Hot Topic" and Dr. Kim Knowlton was quoted in the 2017 Edition of the Magazine of the Mailman School of Public Health.
  • An article by Drs. Jeffrey Shaman and Kim Knowlton was published in the American Journal of Public Health entitled, “The Need for Climate and Health Education,” Oct. 26, 2017; read the article here.


  • Dr. Jeffrey Shaman gave a talk entitled, "Launch of a Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education,” at the APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo, Atlanta, Georgia, November 7, 2017.
  • Dr. Kim Knowlton gave a talk during the Planetary Health Initiative meeting, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, December 11-15, 2017; the talk was on heat and health resilience and the GCCHE within the Planetary Health context.
  • Dr. Kim Knowlton will give a talk entitled, “Global Climate & Health Education for Health Professionals,” at the American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, January 7-11, 2018.