Climate and Health

The Climate and Health Program studies how climate change impacts public health in Wisconsin, and we use that research to create strategies, tools, and trainings to help communities address health outcomes related to climate change.

Learn about the link between climate change and health, and the work we do:

What to do in Extreme Heat: Get inside, stay hydrated, never leave anyone in a closed vehicle, check on loved ones/neighbors, rest often, protect yourself from the sun

Beat the heat this summer!

It's been a hot summer in Wisconsin so far. Learn more to stay safe and cool on hot summer days.


State Climate Change Report Available

The Governor's Task Force on Climate Change published a set of climate action recommendations in a 120-page report that outlines strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and health impacts related to climate change in Wisconsin, while growing the state's economy.

If you have a question or didn't find what you're looking for, email or call us at 608-267-3242.

Last Revised: July 14, 2021