Resources

AGCI makes publicly accessible thousands of video presentations, research publications, and other resources from our workshops and projects. Use the search and filter options below to explore the resource library.

Closeup of man's hand charging electric vehicle

Reducing the risk of investing in electric vehicles for low-income consumers

While subsidies are a good way to encourage low-income households to enter the EV market, policy makers must also consider the full lifecycle costs of vehicle ownership and the risk that the most vulnerable households of losing access to their vehicle if costly maintenance and repairs are required.
By Rebecca Rasch
Research Review
March 27, 2024
Minneapolis skyline engulfed in smoke from Canadian wildfires, 2015

As threats to air quality rise, communities deploy low-cost air monitoring networks

Across the U.S., community air monitoring networks are growing in popularity as climate change increases the frequency and intensity of wildfires -- and dangerous smoke. These networks provide hyper-localized data that can fill gaps in federal and state monitoring efforts and alert communities to unhealthy air conditions.
Savannah D'Evelyn, University of Washington and Rachel Goldstein, Energy Innovation Policy and Technology LLC
News
March 19, 2024

Air quality monitoring networks support more climate-resilient communities

Air quality monitoring networks play a crucial role in enhancing climate resilience by providing communities and policymakers the data they need to understand the air quality-public health connections and engage in community decision-making.

Savannah M. D’Evelyn, University of Washington

Research Review
December 22, 2023

The surprising connection between eco-anxiety and loneliness

There is growing evidence that the climate crisis could be transforming our minds as well as the environment. AGCI's James Arnott and Energy Innovation's Shannon Stirone explore the latest research in this piece for Yale Climate Connections.
By James C. Arnott Shannon Stirone
News
December 20, 2023

Loneliness, isolation, and climate solutions: Is there a connection?

Several recent studies suggest that loneliness and social disconnection may directly affect individual perceptions and actions on climate change, providing a starting point to consider how we might link concern about loneliness and isolation to climate action.
By James C. Arnott
Research Review
July 20, 2023

A double whammy: Wildfire debris pollutes drinking water

Wildfires, which have intensified with climate change, can contaminate drinking water supplies after a heavy rain. AGCI's Tanya Petach and Energy Innovation's Alex Urquhart examine wildfires' long-term impacts on water quality and the need for fire-resilient water systems in this piece for Yale Climate Connections.
By Alex Urquhart Tanya Petach
News
February 8, 2023

Smoke-ready communities: Learning to live with wildfire smoke

In order to stay safe and healthy during wildfire smoke events, communities need to understand the health impacts of exposure, know the interventions they can take to mitigate risks, have access to accurate air quality data, and most importantly, have access to clean indoor air. Recent research underscores opportunities to improve smoke readiness across these dimensions.

Savannah M. D’Evelyn, University of Washington

Research Review
December 17, 2022

After the deluge — cascading effects of extreme weather on human health

First come the flood and the mad rush of damages … and then come the more long-lasting adverse impacts continuing far beyond the initial headlines and hand-wringing. In this piece for Yale Climate Connections, Emily Jack-Scott (AGCI) and Sarah Spengeman (Energy Innovation Policy & Technology LLC®) explore the catastrophic consequences of climate events on human health and nutrition, and what can be done to lessen the threats and foster resilience.
By Emily Jack-Scott Sarah Spengeman
News
November 17, 2022
Woman lying on couch with compress on head, fanning herself

Battling heat waves: The silent killer

Hurricanes get the headlines, but extreme heat causes more deaths than all other weather disasters combined. As AGCI’s James Arnott and Energy Innovation Policy & Technology LLC®’s Greg Alvarez explore in this piece for Yale Climate Connections, the right strategies can help save lives.
By James C. Arnott Greg Alvarez
News
October 18, 2022

Human health in the age of climate change: Disease, nutrition, and access at a crossroads

Studies show climate events can have catastrophic consequences for human health including the spread of disease vectors and contaminated food or drinking water supplies, but new research is identifying ways to reduce the risks.
By Emily Jack-Scott
Research Review
September 29, 2022