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Lori G. Byron, MD, pediatrician, & Robert G. Byron, MD, internist, have been hitting the road to tell people how climate change can damage their health.
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.
POINT OF VIEW: A doctor’s prescription for climate change
By: Dr. Ankush K. Bansal, As a South Florida physician who sees patients with conditions affected by climate change, I’m concerned.
Doctors warn Trump about climate change, but he won’t listen
By: Don Gaede, M.D. – President Trump is exiting the Paris climate accord against medical advice.
July 13: CDC/NPHIC EP Webinar: The Impact of Public Health Emergency Preparedness Activities
Attendees will learn:
– Preparedness efforts that pay off during actual public health emergencies
– Challenges, opportunities and how to make the most of them in a public health response
– Whether/how to put preparedness products to use for best benefit
July 13 – Webinar: Cities on the Leading Edge of Resilience
This webinar, hosted by Arizona State University, will spotlight several cities and share their process for planning, building engagement, and implementing resilience initiatives with limited resources.
Webinar Series, Summer 2017: Communicating Climate Change as a Public Health Issue
San Luis Obispo Public Health Department is hosting a 4 part webinar, starting on July 19. The event will feature internationally-recognized experts and innovative on-the-ground leaders discussing a range of issues critical to public health departments as they grapple with climate change impacts with limited funding and support. Each webinar will feature real-life examples and practical recommendations for increasing the impact of climate and health communications.
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.