Daniel Carrión

Words of wisdom from three leaders in the environmental health and justice field

Words of wisdom from three leaders in the environmental health and justice field

A Q&A with Black and Latina researchers about health equity research and career advice for early career scientists.

Over the years, we have had countless conversations about our shared research, the field of environmental health, ethical science, the lack of diversity in our field, and how to become successful environmental health and justice researchers.

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Africa cooking pollution

What do new cookstoves in Ghana and air conditioners in NYC have in common? Energy justice.

In 2014, I started my doctorate with the intention of studying the health effects of high temperatures and different populations’ vulnerability to those effects.

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energy justice

¿Qué tienen en común las nuevas estufas de Ghana y los aires acondicionados de Nueva York? La justicia energética.

En el 2014, comencé mi doctorado con la intención de estudiar los efectos de las altas temperaturas sobre la salud y la vulnerabilidad de diferentes poblaciones a esos efectos.

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