Climate Change & One Health

The impacts of climate change are significantly affecting public health, animal health and the health of the environment. The challenges posed by climate change are accelerating and affecting life in unprecedented ways.

To address the enormity of changing climate, the One Health Institute at Colorado State University is supporting five pilot projects with the theme of “Climate Change and One Health.” This program, launched in Fall 2021, was promoted by CSU OHI and the School of Global Environmental Sustainability and supported by the Office of the Vice President for Research. By applying a One Health framework – the consideration that the health of humans, animals and the environment are interconnected and reliant on one another – to the issue of climate change, interdisciplinary teams will contribute solution-oriented research that will help study and plan for the anticipated impacts of climate change.