Research Scientist

Samuel S. Myers

Principal Research Scientist

Environmental Health



How we’re harming the planet—and ourselves

Human-caused changes in the global environment, such as deforestation and air pollution, are increasingly threatening our own health and well-being, according to Harvard Chan School's Samuel Myers.

‘Climate emergency’ is OED word of the year

The Oxford English Dictionary chose “climate emergency” as its word of the year for 2019, reflecting the hundred-fold increase in the phrase’s usage over the previous year. Gina McCarthy, director of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s…