Climate Change and Public Health


Climate Change and Public Health

A discussion group to facilitate conversation on climate change issues which have public health effects.

Members: 27
Latest Activity: Jul 23, 2012

WELCOME to Climate Change and Public Health

Welcome to the D4H discussion group regarding the effects of climate change on public health. Please use this space to type in comments, questions, or ideas for further discussion. You will have to sign up for an account to be able to post.

We look forward to meeting you online!

Marisa and Carol

Discussion Forum


Started by Fiona Hyde Oct 6, 2011. 0 Replies

I don't see too much discussion concerning engaging low income communities in green intiatives that are part of  climate change mitigation.  The main topic seems to be the benefits of public…Continue

Tags: public_transportation, walkability, physical_activity, parks, wellness

RESOURCE: Preparing for Climate Change-A Guide for Local, Regional, & State Governments

Started by Marisel Brown Aug 4, 2011. 0 Replies

King County,  Washington is considered one of the most well-managed and forward-thinking counties in the nation.  It was one of the first counties to address climate change from a number of…Continue

Tags: heatwave, global_warming, Washington, guide, King_County

Basic information about climate change from BBC website

Started by Maximillian Phillips May 22, 2011. 0 Replies

I found a good simple set of explanations about climate change on a BBC  website.Guide to…Continue

Tags: VMT, IPCC, carbon_stores, carbon_transfers, sustainable_communities

Climate change, displacement and migration: Adaptation success or failure?

Started by Marisel Brown. Last reply by Suzanne Petroni Dec 2, 2010. 1 Reply

Copied  from post by Jade Sasser…Continue

Tags: migration, refugees, Jade_Sasser, COP_16, climate_change

Climate Finance and Health: What's the Connection?

Started by Marisel Brown Nov 29, 2010. 0 Replies

Copied from a post by Jade Sasser…Continue

Tags: Climate_Action_Network, CAN, Copenhagen, UNFCCC, PHI

Global Health: Climate Change and HIV/AIDS

Started by Luke Entrup. Last reply by Carol Chao Aug 18, 2009. 4 Replies

Here's an interesting paper by UNAIDS and UNEP about the global impact of CC on HIV/AIDS. What I find most interesting is the suggestion that CC will shift malaria zones. Malaria is a primary…Continue

Tags: refugees, internally, displaced, IDP, Malaria

Senate Democrats push back deadline on Obama climate change agenda

Started by Marisa Rimland Jul 10, 2009. 0 Replies

Looks like climate change legislation is being delayed:…Continue

Engaging the emergency preparedness community in climate change

Started by Michael Heumann. Last reply by Michael Heumann Jul 1, 2009. 4 Replies

From the recent Climate Gap Webinar, it seems to me that there may be multiple benefits from engaging our partners who work in public health emergency preparedness planning and response. Planning for…Continue

Cap and Trade - Confused and Want to Know More?

Started by Carol Chao. Last reply by Carol Chao Jul 1, 2009. 1 Reply

There are many different types of cap and trade. Marisa, our resident Climate Change policy wonk, is here to answer your questions about cap and trade strategies.

Tags: change, climate, trade, and, cap

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Comment by Star Tiffany on October 26, 2009 at 12:57pm
Van Jones is a globally recognized, award-winning pioneer in human rights and the clean energy economy.
Comment by Carol Chao on June 29, 2009 at 2:24pm
You can access the Climate Gap report, hear the web forum, and view other resources here:

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