1. Bernhardt, Jean M. PhD, RN, NEA-BC
  2. Breakey, Suellen PhD, RN
  3. Sipe, Margie DNP, RN, NEA-BC
  4. Nicholas, Patrice K. DNSc, RN, NP


Climate change represents a looming health challenge and a critical area for nursing leadership at all levels of organizations and settings. With a lens on The Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity, addressing climate change-related health consequences should be a major focus and spotlight for nurses and nurse leaders with a lens on individuals, communities, populations, and from a national and global perspective.