What does climate change mean for the Mid-Atlantic?

The Philadelphia Health & Environment Ethnography Lab supports the “Climate, Health, and Home” project, a collaborative series of workshops focused on the health-impacts of climate change in Philadelphia. This post is designed to provide general information about the impacts that climate change has for the Philadelphia region. Global climate change …

Part 4: Modeled Economic Losses from Riverine Flooding

Read Part 1 Here The Pennsylvania Statewide Flood Study, made available by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) estimates economic loss due to flooding across the state. The corresponding flood study generated models of five scenarios (10, 50, 100, 200 and 500-year floods) based on streams and rivers with a …

Part 3: Predicting Housing Damage from Riverine Flooding

Read Part 1 Here The Pennsylvania Statewide Flood Study, made available by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) estimates housing damage due to flooding across the state. The corresponding flood study generated models of five scenarios (10, 50, 100, 200 and 500-year floods) based on streams and rivers with a …

“Climate, Health, and Home” Project Featured in North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) publication

The “Climate, Health, and Home” project is a collaborative series of workshops focused on the health-impacts of climate change in Philadelphia. In Community Engagement: Guidelines for Excellence, the NAAEE uses “Climate, Health, and Home” as a case study to explore community engagement about climate change and health (page 27). Read …