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Calls for Papers, Nominations, and More

Find calls for papers, posters, presentations, or nominations in environment, energy, sustainability and related health areas for journals, conferences, and committees worldwide.

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Engaging Public Health and JHU Researchers to Design Healthy Communities

Bloomberg American Health Initiative’s Environmental Challenge Working Group calls on the Johns Hopkins community to take a role in designing healthy communities. This post includes a few upcoming opportunities during spring 2017.

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EPA Awards JHU Team for Air Quality Sensor Network

The team will be building a network of 300 low-cost environmental sensors measuring temperature and air quality and placing them throughout the Baltimore area. The data gleaned from the sensors will help to better understand the variability of air pollution in the region and to inform communities, decision makers and policy makers for environmental and health decisions.

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E²SHI Associates Discuss Climate Policy

In a December 8 JHU Hub article, E²SHI Associates Cindy Parker and Naveeda Khan share insights on the role of climate policy in addressing carbon emissions and protecting health.

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E²SHI Associates Appointed Faculty Scholar Positions

E²SHI congratulates two E²SHI Associates appointed faculty scholar positions in the Whiting School of Engineering for their work in understanding and developing solutions for environment and energy challenges.

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Panel Discusses Maryland’s Fracking Moratorium

On November 2, 2016, the Bloomberg School of Public Health's Office of Public Health Practice and Training held a panel discussion on fracking and the future of the Maryland fracking moratorium.

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Survey Reports on Climate Change, Energy, Transportation, and Public Health in Maryland

Three reports released in October 2016 share survey findings on Marylanders' opinions on climate change, public health and energy sources, and their attitudes towards current or proposed policies that relate to these topics.

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Resource for JHU Researchers and Educators Interested in the Chesapeake Bay

Johns Hopkins University is one of six research institutions comprised within the Chesapeake Research Consortium (CRC). If you have research or teaching interests that relate to the Chesapeake Bay, learn more about their work and how to become involved.

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Critical Climate Thinking Lecture Examines Humanity’s Role in Climate Change

On September 22, 2016, the Johns Hopkins Alexander Grass Humanities Institute presented a lecture with Peter K. Haff on how the humanities and the sciences must collaborate to address climate change challenges.

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Lecture Highlights the Role of Engineers and Scientists in Public Health

Dr. Marc Edwards, professor in civil engineering at Virginia Tech, outlined the issues and lessons learned from the 2001-2004 lead crisis in Washington, DC at the Charles and Mary O'Melia Lecture in Environmental Science on September 20, 2016.

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