Climate Change Resources

Videos One hour video on climate migration Council on Foreign Relations June 13, 2022. Dan Callahan healthy people on an unhealthy planet; Hasting Center lecture. PBS World Bank—United Nations  Michael Oppenheimer–The Years Project ProPublica National Geographic Climate and Migration Coalition, Ted talk Colette Battle 

Climate Migration Articles

Bernstein AS, Stevens KL, Koh HK. Patient-Centered Climate Action and Health Equity. JAMA. 2022;328(5):419–420. doi:10.1001/jama.2022.12404

Barry S. Levy MD, MPH, Jonathan A. Patz, MD, MPH, Climate Change, Human Rights, and Social Justice, Nicole Greenfield Julie Watson, Climate Migration Growing, But Not Fully Recognized by the World, July 28, 2022. AP. Various articles.

Mohammad Amin Hariri-Ardebili, & Lall, U. (2021). Superposed natural hazards and pandemics: Breaking dams, floods, and COVID-19. Sustainability, 13(16), 8713. doi: Jameton, Andrew and Jessica Pierce. “Can Clinical Ethics Survive Climate Change?” Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, vol. 64 no. 4, 2021, p. 511-540. Project MUSEdoi:10.1353/pbm.2021.0039. Schenck, David and Larry R. Churchill. “Ethical Maxims for a Marginally Inhabitable Planet.” Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, vol. 64 no. 4, 2021, p. 494-510. Project MUSEdoi:10.1353/pbm.2021.0038.

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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change 2021 Report—preparing-for-internal-climate-migration (Africa, Asia, Latin America) (book Handbook of Migration and Health) Vol. 120, No. 5 Review Open Access

An Ill Wind? Climate Change, Migration, and Health, Environmental Health Perspectives, Celia McMichael, Jon Barnett, and Anthony J. McMichael Published:1 May 2012 Contemporary Developments and Perspectives in International Health Security – Volume 3 Chapter– Impact of Climate Change on International Health Security: An Intersection of Complexity, Interdependence, and Urgency By Vikas Yellapu, Samuel Malan, Brandon Merkert, Hetal Kharecha, Ambreen Alam and Stanislaw P. Stawicki Submitted: October 8th 2020Reviewed: February 18th 2021Published: April 10th 2021 Politicians are failing to deliver climate justice. Lawyers and scientists could do it in court Angela Dewan and Isabelle Jani-Friend

“Vancouver Is Marooned by Flooding and Besieged Again by Climate Change”

“Lifestyle medicine prescriptions for personal and planetary health,” Neha Pathak, Kathryn J.Pollard The Journal of Climate Change and Health, Volume 4, October 2021, 100077

“Governing Cascade Failures in Complex Social-Ecological-Technological ” by J.B. Ruhl (

Lincke, D., & Hinkel, J. (2021). Coastal migration due to 21st century sea-level rise. Earth’s Future, 9, e2020EF001965. Sea level rise, adaptation or migration (retreat) Hauer, M. Migration induced by sea-level rise could reshape the US population landscape. Nature Clim Change 7, 321–325 (2017).   file:///C:/Users/nutri/Downloads/Migration_induced_by_sea-level.pdf

Rockefeller Foundation  The Cost of Insuring Expensive Waterfront Homes Is About to Skyrocket 


Adaptation and human settlement Application of Gene Editing for Climate Change in Agriculture