What Can We Do . . . Knowledge is Power

Public and environmental health policies are informed by a constellation of inputs from many sectors, including these:

  • Scientific discoveries and skillful communication of those discoveries
  • The influence of scientists, environmental advocates, industry, the media and others on the actions of policy makers
  • Prioritization and economic investments by funders, governments and universities, and subsequent  actions by governments, communities and individuals

Informing through Publications

Seminal books, reports and publications that change the dialogue for decision makers or create widespread awareness can also be pivotal, such as Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring and these by CHE partners:

Convocations of esteemed scientists and related policy recommendations can also be influential, such as those convened by CHE: