2022 Tyler Prize awardee connects climate change to human health

Tyler Prize awardee Sir Andy Haines

The 2022 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement – often regarded as the “Nobel Prize for the Environment” – has been awarded to British physician Sir Andy Haines, one of the first scientists to sound the alarm that changes to the natural environment have dangerous implications for human health.

Haines worked as a family doctor and researcher before realizing that the greatest thing he could do for human health was to reveal its critical connection to the health of our planet. He has since committed over three decades to understanding and working to prevent the impacts of environmental change, especially climate change, on human health.

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