Madeleine Thomson (left) talks with a participant in IRI's Summer Institute on Climate Information for Public Health about their research. Brian Kahn/IRI
A Healthy Collaboration
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society recently renewed an agreement with the World Health Organization to be a collaborative center. Research scientist and center director Madeleine Thomson talks about past successes and future research directions with M.A. in Climate and Society student Elisabeth Gawthrop.
We use a science-based approach to enhance society's capability to understand, anticipate and manage the impacts of climate in order to improve human welfare and the environment, especially in developing countries.