Grace Bulltail and Zuzana Burivalova

Champions of Conservation & Justice

Nelson Institute welcomes Grace Bulltail, assistant professor of Native American Environment, Health, and Community and assistant professor Zuzana Burivalova Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Jonathan Patz in auditorium with giant curved screen

Patz Presents on Planetary Health

"Treatment for Today's Climate Emergency Can Save Way More Lives Than We Ever Imagined"

cows in Brazil

Cattle Laundering in Brazilian Amazon

Gibbs Lab finds that hard-to-monitor cattle trade sparks increased burning of forest.

Nemet Book Cover photo - sunset and solar panels

How Solar Energy Became Cheap

Greg Nemet's new book tells the story of solar: the long road to economic viability and the lessons learned that could speed the progress of other low-carbon technology.

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March 11, 2021
UW atmospheric scientist bridges science, policy, public health to bring space-based data to the world
Prof. Tracey Holloway featured in Inside UW News
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December 22, 2020
Nelson Institute administrator named NASA Unsung Hero and receives Pringle Award for University Staff
Nelson Institute CCR and SAGE administrator Laurel Fletcher has been named a NASA Unsung Hero and received the Pringle Award for University Staff.
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Latest Publications

2021 · The Lancet
Land use-induced spillover: a call to action to safeguard environmental, animal, and human health
AUTHOR(S): Plowright, R.K., J.K. Reaser, H. Locke, S.J. Woodley, J.A. Patz, D.J. Becker, G. Oppler, P.J. Hudson, G.M. Tabor

2020 · Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres
Satellite Formaldehyde to Support Model Evaluation
AUTHOR(S): Harkey, M., T. Holloway, E. Kim, K.R. Baker, and B.H. Henderson

2020 · Health Affairs
Developing A Definition Of Climate And Health Literacy
AUTHOR(S): Limaye, V.S., M.L. Grabow, V.J. Stull, and J.A. Patz