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Is the future just one long hot summer?
Blog Post from Dr. Cecilia Sorensen,
Global climate change is predicted to increase the frequency and impact of natural disasters and exacerbate underlying determinants of poverty and widespread effects on human health.
Minnesota health advocates praise increased social cost of carbon
American Lung Association of Minnesota board member Dr. Gail Brottman stated that asthma is the most chronic childhood disease and the science is clear of the connection between it and particulate pollution.
Medical Champion for Climate & Health: Dr. Samantha Ahdoot, M.D., Pediatrician
Climate change and your health
By Dr. Georgia Milan, Idaho State Journal: Doctors have become increasingly alarmed about the effects of climate change on human health.
Oct. 4: Project Drawdown Webinar – 60 Minutes with Paul Hawken
Project Drawdown is facilitating a broad coalition of researchers, scientists, graduate students, PhDs, post-docs, policy makers, business leaders and activists to assemble and present the best available information on climate solutions in order to describe their beneficial financial, social and environmental impact over the next thirty years.
Sept. 20: Mental Health and Our Changing Climate webinar
Building on the research report, Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Impacts, Implications, and Guidance, Climate for Health will be hosting a free webinar in partnership with the American Psychological Association.
September 8: USCHA Webinar: Introduction to the State Policy Initiative
The US Climate & Health Alliance is holding a webinar about their new State Policy Initiative. They will walk you through the site, highlight our great tools, and answer questions/take feedback as well as begin the conversation about what folks would like to see in the future.
Aug 26: PrepareAthon at the Science Museum of Virginia
Celebrate preparedness during PrepareAthon, a free community event at the Science Museum of Virginia! Uncover life-saving information to protect your family during an emergency and learn more about resiliency.
The mission of the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health is to inform the public and policymakers about the harmful health effects of climate change on Americans, and about the immediate and long-term health benefits associated with decreasing greenhouse gas emissions (i.e., heat-trapping pollution) and other preventive and protective measures.