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Climate Change and Air Pollution: Health Inequities, Global Premature Mortality, and Decarbonization Health Co-benefits

Ambient air pollution poses a significant health burden, which disproportionally impacts some of the most vulnerable populations and is exacerbated by climate change. There is scientific evidence that simultaneous reductions of air pollution and GHG emissions would reduce health and climate costs in the future, but a better understanding of the different technology pathways is important to...

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ClimateData.ca: A new web portal that provides high-resolution climate data to help decision makers build a more resilient Canada

Climate change poses many risks to the health and well-being of Canadians and their communities. In order for cities, organizations and businesses to increase their resilience and develop adaptation strategies, we need to understand how the climate is changing. This requires access to reliable, timely and relevant climate data and information. This webinar will provide an overview and...

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Canada’s Changing Climate Report – Chapter 4: Changes in Temperature and Precipitation Across Canada

Canada’s Changing Climate Report was released to the public on April 2, 2019. This report is about how and why Canada’s climate has changed and what changes are projected for the future. Led by Environment and Climate Change Canada, it is the first report to be released as part of the national assessment process Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action. This webinar will...

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The health and social impacts of climate change

The health and social impacts of climate change are both worldwide and very regionalized. Therefore, we have to be prepared by understanding future regional climate, local capacities and vulnerabilities and possible adaptation actions.   During his presentation, Dr. Pierre Gosselin, Environmental and Toxicology Division, Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ) and Ouranos, will...

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Call to action on climate change and health

In this webinar participants will hear why health professionals are so concerned about climate change, the climate solutions that can produce fairly immediate health benefits, how health professionals can work for climate change year-round, and the actions that health organizations are taking around the federal elections.

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Eco-Cultural Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation

In this webinar, – presenters from the Tsleil-Waututh Nation’s Treaty, Lands and Resources Department will describe two ways in which the community has approached climate change adaptation through an eco-cultural lens.

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Exploring links between deforestation and the 1999 outbreak of Cryptococcus gattii on Vancouver Island

Please visit the event website for a description of this webinar.

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Best Practices for Collaborative Climate Adaptation Research Between Tribal and Non-tribal partners

This webinar will provide an introduction to key considerations and best practices associated with conducting climate adaptation research in partnership with tribal communities. Topics will include tribal sovereignty and government-to-government relations, the importance of community involvement and capacity-building, and the use and protection of indigenous knowledges.

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Multisolving at the Intersection of Health and Climate

Join Climate Interactive as we host a series of webinars to share the findings of our research on how investments in climate and public health can result into multiple benefits at different scales and in different parts of the world.  On July 16, we will host three panelists from Australia and the United Kingdom who will be sharing some of the bright spots of their work investing in multisolving...

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Health impacts of climate change and climate policy (WISE Lecture Series)

Climate change is one of the greatest global health challenges we currently face, but addressing it can be costly. This talk will assess the public health risks resulting from climate change's effects on air pollution. It will explore how the design of climate policy affects its costs and health-related benefits. It will examine the distribution of these impacts across jurisdictions and...

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Climate Changes Health Equity

During this webinar brought to you by APHA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, you'll hear from speakers who are engaged with communities exploring strategies that address climate change and health inequities in the U.S. This webinar will bring to life the upcoming guidebook Climate Change, Health and Equity: A Guide for Local Health Departments, which aims to help local health...

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine - Climate Communications Initiative Open Session

The Climate Communications Initiative (CCI) aims to coordinate efforts across the Academies to successfully address public questions about climate change, develop innovative approaches for communicating and disseminating climate information, and provide easy access to evidence-based findings and explanations of climate change to various audiences. The CCI will enable the Academies to advise the...

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UBC School of Population and Public Health - Mitigating Climate Change: Greatest Public Health Opportunity of the 21st Century?

The best of current research in the Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (OEH) field is presented at these seminars, which run weekly during the academic year. Presenter: Jonathan Patz

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American Public Health Association (APHA) - Climate Changes Children's Health: Protecting Our Future

Part of the Year of Climate Change and Health webinar series, this seventh installment will highlight children's sensitivity to the health threats imposed by climate change, and will offer solutions to help this vulnerable population mitigate and adapt to those threats. Brought to you by APHA and the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment.

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Adaptation Canada 2020 : Raising our Game on Resilience

Adaptation Canada 2020 is Canada’s national conference on climate change adaptation.   Building on the success of the 2016 conference in Ottawa, Adaptation Canada 2020 rolls out February 19-21 for three intensive days, plus ample opportunities for networking and socializing. It all takes place in Vancouver, on Canada's west coast, on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the...

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Wildfire Smoke: A Growing Threat to Air Quality and Public Health

Wildfires are becoming more frequent and intense as the global climate changes. Smoke from these fires causes episodes of the worst air quality that many populations will ever experience, sometimes lasting for weeks or months. The first part of the proposed workshop is intended to summarize the current state of the evidence on wildfire smoke generation, composition, toxicity, exposure assessment...

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NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series - Monitoring Health Impacts of Climate Change: A GIS Application to Display Real-Time Surveillance of Environmental Data and Health Outcomes Combined with Demographic Information

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online. Speakers:Dr. Paul Belanger, Director, Knowledge Management, KFL&A Public HealthDr. Nancy VanStone, Research Associate, Knowledge Management, KFL&A Public Health Abstract:A key need...

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NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series - Conservation as a Public Health Strategy for Climate Change Preparedness

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online. Speaker: Dr. Craig Stephen, Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative Abstract: A community’s capacity to cope with change and make incremental improvements to health may...

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Canada and Global Public Health: Moving from Strategy to Action

Key topics for the conference include:• Identifying key challenges in global public health and emerging strategies and opportunities for addressing them;• Reviewing areas of Canadian excellence for improving global public health; and• Developing concrete strategies for mobilizing and coordinating Canada’s efforts in global public health to enhance their impact.

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Canada’s Changing Climate Report – An Overview

This report is about how and why Canada’s climate has changed and what changes are projected for the future. Led by Environment and Climate Change Canada, this document is the first of a series to be released as part of Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action. It documents changes across Canada in temperature, precipitation, snow, ice, permafrost and freshwater...

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Assessing Interest in a Special Issue on Climate Change and Health: LOI Deadline

The Public Health Agency of Canada’s Journal Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada is exploring the possibility of publishing a special issue on climate change and health next April, 2019, to coincide with Earth Day. Please see the attached file for details.  

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