Saahi Uppalapati is a doctoral student in the Department of Communication at George Mason University and a research assistant at the Center for Climate Change Communication. Her research interests sit at the intersection of climate change with health, policy, and communication. She is particularly interested in applying insights from social science research to leverage support for pro-climate actions and equitable climate and health policies. Saahi received her M.S. in Environmental Studies from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, her MPA from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School, and her undergraduate degree from Whitman College in Environmental Studies and Politics.