Resource Library

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

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Angela Glover Maxwell
This article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review outlines how laws and programs designed to benefit vulnerable groups, such as the disabled or people of color, often end up...
Drinking Water Report to the President
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
This report was presented to President Obama by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
Health Affairs GrantWatch Article
This article provides a summary of foundation investments aimed at...
United States Global Research Program
This report offers a scientific assessment of a growing public health threat, The Impacts of Climate Change...
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 implications for health-focused philanthropy.
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.
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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...

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