Resource Library

The Resource Library contains publications, links, recordings, and other material on environmental health and environmental justice topics from HEFN and external sources.

The Value of Environmental Health Services
National Environmental Health Partnership Council
This report sheds light on the economic value on the very environmental health services that prevent disease and create healthy, supportive environments. ...
A Prüss-Ustün, J Wolf, C Corvalán, R Bos and M Neira
The World Health Organization estimates that 12.6 million people died as a result of living or working in an unhealthy environment in 2012 – nearly 1 in 4...
This "Views from the Field" essay published by Grantmakers In Health highlights research on health impacts of hydraulic fracturing and...
CDC Climate Impacts on Health Graphic
This report is designed to introduce grantmakers to issues and opportunities that lie at the intersection of climate change and health.
Lancet Commissions Figure 2
The Lancet
The 2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change has been formed to map out the impacts of climate change, and the necessary policy responses, in order to ensure the highest attainable...
Ellen Braff-Guajardo and Kenneth Hecht
This "Views from the Field" article published by Grantmakers In Health discusses the policy framework and ways funders can help ensure access to safe drinking water for...
This guest commentary on grantmaking to improve health by improving air quality was produced for the Grantmakers In Health (GIH) 2015...
Funders' Committee for Civic Participation, Environmental Grantmakers Association, Health & Environmental Funders Network
This resource provides environmental funders with research, ideas
David Eaves, Health and Environmental Funders Network
This paper provides environmental health and justice funders
Kathy Sessions, Michael Passoff, Health and Environmental Funders Network
This issue brief provides critical information about the basics of environmental health and...

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President Obama signs the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act last year.
Blog posted on July 13, 2017
The story of last year’s passage of the first major piece of new environmental legislation in 20 years, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, is much like the story of...
Smell Pittsburgh App
Blog posted on April 25, 2017
Over the past several years, the Environment & Health Program at The Heinz Endowments has prioritized work to help the Pittsburgh region become truly livable. But it is hard to imagine how a...

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