Climate Change

Partner Resources: ecoAmerica and Climate for Health

ecoAmerica and Climate for Health Resources

Empowering health leaders to act on climate change.

 

Research, Guides, and Fact Sheets

Let’s Lead on Climate - Hear from local community, health, and faith leaders across the U.S. who are successfully engaging their constituents in programs and initiatives that promote climate leadership, action, and solutions.

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Let’s Talk Health and Climate: Communication Guidance for Health Professionals - This guide combines values research, communications, and specific messaging into a single resource, so you can learn how to create messaging that truly resonates with your audience.

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Let’s Talk Climate: Messages to Motivate U.S. Latinos - Environmental health professionals are uniquely positioned in local communities to be the nexus of climate change leadership. NEHA encourages you to share and use this report to activate Latinos on solutions and amplify your voice on the important message of climate change that crosses national and cultural boundaries.

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Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Impacts, Implications, and Guidance - Learn about the links between physical, mental, and community health and how climate impacts each.

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Fact Sheets 

Fact sheets created by ecoAmerica, APHA, and supporting partners:

Climate Change Mental Health

Changing Climate Through Healthy Community Design and Transportation

Climate Changes Allergies and Asthma

Climate Changes Children’s Health

 

American Climate Perspectives: 2017 Annual Summary

This report synthesizes the key trends on Americans’ awareness and attitudes regarding climate change and solutions.

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Success Stories

Climate for Health has brought together leaders from across the country to tell their stories about how they made climate change a priority in their organizations and in their communities.

 

Tools to Make an Impact

Tools to boost recycling, minimize waste, improve disposal, sustainable transportation, conserve water, landscape with native plants, serve local and seasonal food, procure sustainable goods and services, produced or purchase sustainable energy, and improve your facility’s energy efficiency.

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PEPH Webinar: Wildfires and Health

PEPH Colleagues,

With the recent wildfires in California and elsewhere, we are reminded of their destructive power and their adverse effects on human health and safety.

Researchers and public health professionals have a pivotal role to play in studying wildfires and mitigating their impacts. Sign up today for our webinar on this important topic.

NYS CEHD Fall Meeting

The annual fall meeting of the NYS Conference of Environmental Health Directors is scheduled to be held at the Hampton Inn & Suites Conference Center in Cazenovia, New York. The meeting format includes a full day technical session on current environmental health issues and regulatory updates, followed by a half day business meeting providing member committee reports.

Southern California Joint Technical Symposium

Less than 2 months remain until the 2017 Southern California Joint Technical Symposium on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at our New Location The Carson Center in Carson, California.

There is still time to take advantage of discounted early bird rates:

  • Attendee Registration (save $50) 
  • Exhibitor Registration (save $100) 
    • There are also Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

Discounts are available for Groups of 3+ attendees, save $100, e-mail jts@caljts.com for more details.

Webinar: Climate Changes Health: Community Design and Transportation

Webinar: Climate Changes Health: Community Design and Transportation

Friday, April 28

1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT

Learn how climate change strategies can improve community design and transportation practices. Presenters will discuss approaches to supporty healthy, equitable communities. This webinar is the third supporting the American Public Health Association's Year of Climate Change and Health.

Webinar: Climate Changes Health: Clean Energy Changes Climate

Webinar: Climate Changes Health: Clean Energy Changes Climate

Thursday, March 30

1:00-2:30 p.m. EDT

The American Public Health Association, Health Care Without Harm, Citizens' Climate Lobby, and The Nature Conservancy are proud to present this webinar, which will provide information about the health impacts of climate change and explore clean energy solutions to mitigate climate change and advance health.

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