Webinar and Call Archive

Since 2002, CHE has hosted conference calls and webinars that span a wide variety of topics related to the latest environmental health science. These virtual gatherings are a cornerstone of our mission to help protect the health of families, children and communities by amplifying and discussing emerging science on environmental factors that contribute to disease and disability. 

This archive includes webinar and call recordings, accompanying slides and resources, and information on the presenters.


September 25, 2024

Health Hazards of Wireless Technologies: What do we know now?

July 23, 2024

CHE Café: Protecting scientists from industry intimidation

July 2, 2024

Mapping Environmental Injustice: Disparities in chemical exposures and neurodevelopmental outcomes

June 25, 2024

Micro- and Nanoplastics and Public Health: EU research findings

June 4, 2024

The Arctic's Plastics Crisis: Dangers to health and human rights of Indigenous peoples

May 7, 2024

Endocrine disruptors and hormone levels during pregnancy

April 18, 2024

Chemicals in Plastics: Human health costs

April 10, 2024

Petrochemicals, Plastics & Health: Will global treaty offer pathway to progress?

March 28, 2024

Chemical Exposures and Children’s Mental Health

March 19, 2024

Obesogens: A unifying theory for the global rise in obesity

March 6, 2024

Petroleum 238: A seven-year investigation of oilfield radioactivity

February 28, 2024

The Realities of Chemical Recycling and the Plastic Pollution Crisis

February 22, 2024

Tattoo Inks, Cancer and Other Chronic Diseases: Gaps in research and regulation

February 13, 2024

Science for Prevention: Identifying potential breast carcinogens

January 31, 2024

PFAS in Locally Caught Fish: Threats to health & environmental justice

January 25, 2024

CHE Café: Multisolving for climate, chemicals & health

January 9, 2024

Food Contact Materials: A road map to improved safety testing

December 12, 2023

Neuroendocrine disruptors and brain development: Lessons from PCBs

November 29, 2023

Breast Cancer, Pinkwashing, and the Importance of Prevention

November 16, 2023

PFAS and Testicular Cancer: A Study of U.S. Air Force Servicemen

November 1, 2023

Plastics & Environmental Justice: What's Next for the Global Treaty?

October 25, 2023

The Falsehood of “Critical and Strategic” Minerals

October 19, 2023

PFAS, Phenols, and Parabens: Links to Hormone-Mediated Cancers

September 27, 2023

The Not-So-'Micro' Plastic Problem: A Conversation with Matt Simon

September 19, 2023

Challenges & Opportunities at the Intersection of Climate, Health & Justice

September 14, 2023

Chemicals and Pregnancy Complications: Findings from Nontargeted Analysis

July 26, 2023

Putting People First: Safeguarding our Waters with Science and the Clean Water Act

July 20, 2023

Closing the Exposure Assessment Gap: A Case Study of Phthalates

June 13, 2023

CHE Café: Science, Storytelling & A New War on Cancer

June 8, 2023

The Chemical Footprint of a Plastic Bottle

June 7, 2023

Kids and Chemicals: PFAS Exposure and the Metabolism

May 23, 2023

Industry Influence and Scientists: Protecting Scientific Integrity

May 17, 2023

Reducing Breast Cancer Risk by Eliminating Parabens and Phthalates

May 4, 2023

Will the Global Plastics Treaty Address Toxic Chemicals?

April 26, 2023

False Climate Solutions: The Destructive Cycle of Nuclear Power in Alaska

April 13, 2023

Long-term Health Effects of Childhood Glyphosate Exposure

March 29, 2023

Molecules and Mountains: Peaks, Public Health, and Science

March 23, 2023

Making the Invisible Visible: The PFAS Project Lab

March 22, 2023

The Ohio Train Derailment: Impacts and Emerging Lessons

March 9, 2023

Strengthening Federal Rules and Resources to Support Healthier Homes

March 1, 2023

Promoting Environmental Justice with Safer Building Materials

February 28, 2023

PFAS in the Arctic: Identifying exposure sources & health effects in Nunavik, Canada

February 23, 2023

Environmental Justice and the Built Environment: Protecting Children and Families

February 15, 2023

Office Workers' Exposures: Hormonal Activity of Chemicals Detected with Silicone Wristbands

February 10, 2023

CHE Café: What’s Next in Environmental Health?

January 25, 2023

The Urgent Need to Address PFAS to Protect Drinking Water and Public Health

January 19, 2023

Maternal exposure to air pollution nanoparticles and adverse birth outcomes

December 8, 2022

Embryonic BPA Exposure Causes Liver Disease in Generations of Fish

November 30, 2022

PFAS Health Effects: National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Recommendations for At-Risk Populations

November 16, 2022

Protecting Brain Development in Children: Phthalates in Food & the Critical Need for Policy Reform

November 2, 2022

New “Presumptive Contamination” Model Maps PFAS Exposure

October 26, 2022

Risks of Mining to Salmon and Trout-Bearing Watersheds in the Pacific Northwest

October 19, 2022

CHE Café: Cancer & the Environment

October 6, 2022

Outside the Safe Operating Space of a PFAS Planetary Boundary

September 30, 2022

Community-Based Science to Protect Future Generations

September 20, 2022

CHE Café: Environmental Health & Justice in the Arctic

September 14, 2022

Exposure to Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances and Markers of Liver Injury

September 8, 2022

CHE Café: Exploring the Past, Present & Future of Environmental Health

July 6, 2022

FDA's Missed Opportunities to Tackle Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Food

June 29, 2022

Pollution and the Planet: Perspectives on being outside the ‘Safe Operating Space’

May 19, 2022

Obesogens and the Obesity Pandemic: A focus on prevention

May 12, 2022

Personal Care Product Use and Chemical Exposure among Black, Latina, and Vietnamese Women in California: Findings from the CAPABLE Project

May 5, 2022

How plastics poison the circular economy: Data from China, Indonesia, Russia and other countries reveal plastics’ public health threats

April 20, 2022

Do chemicals in plastic consumer products contribute to obesity?

April 14, 2022

Urgency of Addressing Forever Chemicals: The Scientific Basis for Managing PFAS as a Chemical Class with Carol Kwiatkowski, Ph.D.

March 31, 2022

Environmental justice voices now: Disasters, cultural fire practices, and building community capacity

March 30, 2022

Reversing the Plastics Crisis Through a Human Rights Approach

March 22, 2022

More chemicals, fewer words: Exposure to chemical mixtures during pregnancy alters brain development

March 8, 2022

Multi-sector perspectives on the intersection of toxics, health, and environmental justice

February 23, 2022

Plastics and Climate Change: Consequences of Plastics Production, Use, and Disposal as a Major Contributor to Climate Warming and Harm to Health

February 23, 2022

How prenatal and postnatal exposure to PFAS affect child cardiometabolic health and inflammatory biomarkers – six European cohorts

February 17, 2022

Phthalates and Plasticizers in Fast Food

January 27, 2022

Environmental Health Impacts of Synthetic Turf and Safer Alternatives

January 25, 2022

The role of epidemiology in risk assessment: A case study of five ortho-phthalates

December 16, 2021

The Challenge of PFAS with Dr. Linda S. Birnbaum

December 15, 2021

PFAS Exposure and Epigenetics in the Firefighter Cancer Cohort Study

December 7, 2021

From Exploration to Closure of a Large-Scale Mine: Environmental and health impacts of the proposed Donlin Gold Mine on the watershed, communities and people of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Region

December 1, 2021

Potential Endocrine Disrupting Effects of Microplastics in Human Placenta and Aquatic Life

November 18, 2021

Supplement Science and Regulatory Challenges

November 17, 2021

Mechanistic Mediation of Flame Retardants in Preterm Birth

November 11, 2021

Protecting Water Quality, Health and the Environment: Urgent Questions Pertaining to PFAS with Dr. Carla Ng

November 9, 2021

Developmental Endocrine Disruption and Neurotoxicity

October 28, 2021

Addressing Root Causes and Preventing Breast Cancer: A New Toolkit and Breast Cancer Action with a precautionary, prevention-oriented approach

October 26, 2021

Global Cancer Risk From Unregulated Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

October 14, 2021

Health Effects and Sources of Melamine Exposure

October 7, 2021

Delta and Reducing Airborne Transmission in Schools

September 22, 2021

Multi- and transgenerational outcomes of an exposure to a mixture of EDCs on puberty and maternal behavior in the female rat

September 14, 2021

Health Effects of Wildfires: How to protect yourself and your family

August 18, 2021

Part II: Microplastic pollution and the effects of phthalates and other plastic-born chemicals on Alaska’s ecosystems and Alaskans’ health

July 28, 2021

Part I: Microplastic pollution and the effects of phthalates and other plastic-born chemicals on Alaska’s ecosystems and Alaskans’ health

July 27, 2021

Climate Change and Reproductive Health

July 20, 2021

The Science on Toxic Chemicals in the Built Environment: Environmental Health Disparities and Equity-Driven Solutions

July 15, 2021

Throwaway Packaging, Forever Chemicals: European wide survey of PFAS in disposable food packaging and tableware and efforts to phase it out at top US Grocery and Fast-food Chains

June 30, 2021

Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Breast Milk: Findings of a New Study and Policies Needed to Protect Future Generations

June 9, 2021

DDT Exposure in Grandmothers Linked to Obesity, Earlier Periods in Granddaughters: New Meaning of “Persistence” for an Environmental Chemical Banned 50 Years Ago

May 26, 2021

Mercury, Fish, and Public Health Concerns: The Proposed Donlin Gold Mine

May 11, 2021

Suspect Screening, Prioritization, and Confirmation of Environmental Chemicals in Maternal-Newborn Pairs from San Francisco

May 6, 2021

The Male Reproductive Health Crisis: Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Racial Inequities

April 28, 2021

Protecting Your Child's Health with Dr. Ruth Etzel

April 14, 2021

The Monsanto Papers

March 31, 2021

Plastics, Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Health: Findings of a New Joint Report of the Endocrine Society and International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN)

March 30, 2021

Seeds of Health: Safer Soils for Growing Food

March 9, 2021

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Maternal Reproductive Health Impacts

March 3, 2021

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: Effects on Mothers, and Interactions with Lifestyle

February 25, 2021

Prenatal Exposures to Phthalates, Oil and Gas, and Pesticides: Effects on Birth Outcomes and Developmental Disabilities

February 24, 2021

Promoting Equity and Health: An Anticolonial Model from an Indigenous-Led Marine-Science Laboratory

February 23, 2021

Count Down: How Our Modern World Is Threatening Sperm Counts, Altering Male and Female Reproductive Development, and Imperiling the Future of the Human Race

February 18, 2021

Intersectionality and Environmental Justice

February 16, 2021

Action on PFAS as part of the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability: an opportunity for disease prevention

January 28, 2021

Preconception Matters, Too: EDC Impacts on Reproductive Health and Development

January 27, 2021

Promoting a Culture of Health: The Role of Racial Equity in Healing our Nation's Health Disparities

January 13, 2021

An introduction to the "essential use" concept and its application to PFAS

December 10, 2020

How Chemicals and Air Pollution Are Harming Fertility: Latest Evidence and What We Can Do

December 8, 2020

Improving Health Outcomes at the Community Level: Chemical Risk Assessment Methods in Light of Lessons Learned with COVID-19

December 3, 2020

Are fluoropolymers really of low concern for human and environmental health and separate from other PFAS?

December 2, 2020

Adverse effects of PFAS on Immune System Health: Complicating recovery during the COVID-19 Pandemic

November 18, 2020

Environmental reproductive justice: Racial disparities in environmental pollution and chemical exposures

November 12, 2020

Racial/ethnic Differences in EDC Exposures

November 10, 2020

Indoor Air Quality in Schools and Childcare Facilities During COVID-19

October 29, 2020

Generation Chemical: How Environmental Exposures are Affecting Reproductive Health and Development

October 28, 2020

Protecting Children's Environmental Health While Re-opening Schools: Recommendations from the Healthy Schools Network

October 14, 2020

Non-Toxic: Guide to Living Healthy in a Chemical World

October 13, 2020

Agents of Change: Amplifying voices of future leaders in environmental health and justice

September 30, 2020

The Proposed Pebble Mine and Threats to Our Ways of Life: Bristol Bay Communities’ Ongoing Efforts to Protect Our Cultures and Health

September 29, 2020

Pulmonary Health, ARDS, COVID-19 and Air Pollution: Connecting the Science

September 9, 2020

Reproductive outcomes at changing PFAS exposures in Minnesota

August 5, 2020

Improving Water Quality in Schools and Childcare Facilities During COVID-19

July 30, 2020

Agents of Change: Amplifying voices of future leaders in environmental health and justice

July 29, 2020

Lessons Learned from the Alaskan Home Garden: Consequences and Alternatives to Pesticide Use for our Soils, Plants, and Ourselves

July 22, 2020

Disparities and Cancer

July 21, 2020

Data integration, analysis, and interpretation of eight academic CLARITY-BPA studies

July 1, 2020

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Metabolic Disruption

June 30, 2020

Safer Green Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfection in Child Care Facilities and Schools During the COVID-19 Pandemic

June 24, 2020

Cancer-causing Chemicals in Everyday Products: Your Right-to-Know and Necessary Actions to Prevent Harm

June 18, 2020

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and COVID-19

June 3, 2020

Environmental Contributors to Childhood Cancers

May 20, 2020

Chemical Mixtures and Cancer

May 19, 2020

Disinfecting, Cleaning, and Best Practices for Protecting Your Family During the COVID19 Pandemic

May 14, 2020

Exposure to Phthalates and Aging

May 13, 2020

Glyphosate: Review of Animal Carcinogenicity Data and Epigenetic Impacts

April 29, 2020

More Harm than Good: New Science, Legal Actions, and Policy on Oil Spill Dispersants

April 22, 2020

Toward a Global Understanding of Chemical Pollution: A First Comprehensive Analysis of National and Regional Chemical Inventories

April 15, 2020

EDCs, Glyphosate, Arsenic and Cancer Risks

March 25, 2020

The Role of Mycoremediation in Alaska: Applications and limitations of mushroom-based bioremediation in cool climates

March 24, 2020

Underestimating BPA levels: Urgent need for reanalysis of population data and reassessment of risk

March 4, 2020

Carcinogen Hazards of Women’s Occupational Chemical Exposures, Nitrates in Drinking Water, and Particulate Matter Composition in Air Pollution

February 26, 2020

Holding Corporations Accountable for Contamination: The Role of Litigation, Regulation, and Research to Address the PFAS Problem

February 19, 2020

Series Launch: Multifactorial Origins of Cancer, Case Studies of Environmental Chemicals and Cancer Risks, and a Systems Approach to Prevention

February 12, 2020

Distract, Dismiss, Delay: How industries and organizations manufacture doubt, to the detriment of environmental health

January 29, 2020

From the St. Lawrence River to St. Lawrence Island: The role of community engaged research in achieving environmental health and justice