Black History Month and Climate Change – The STEM Connection
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by Tony Green
2M ago
The connection of the recently completed Black History Month and Climate Change may not appear to be obvious but upon reflection from my time as a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) educator there is an unquestioned connection between the two ..read more
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Join Us: National Health + Climate Forum
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by Ben Fulgencio-Turner
9M ago
Climate Action for Collective Impact Progress on climate solutions is accelerating, however, we have only a short window to ensure the momentum translates to the local level, with health equity and justice a central focus. Clinicians, public health workers, and health educators are uniquely positioned to drive climate solutions that protect health, address persistent disparities, and engage the public. The National Health + Climate Forum will bring together national, state, and local leaders from across health disciplines to share best practices, develop shared strategies to grow our impact ..read more
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New Article in the Journal of Environmental Health, “Staying Cool in a Changing Climate: Caring for Health in Extreme Heat”
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by Sweta Waghela
9M ago
ecoAmerica’s column in the National Environmental Health Association’s Journal of Environmental Health, “Staying Cool in a Changing Climate: Caring for Health in Extreme Heat” by Nicole Hill, MPH, and Ben Fulgencio-Turner, MPP, CPH is now available in the July/August 2023 issue. “As we enter into the warmest months of the year, it is good to remind ourselves that environmental health professionals play a vital role in protecting public health from the hazards of heat, which are increasing due to climate change. Likewise, we must remember that to safeguard the general public, the environment ..read more
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Let’s Talk Climate: From Classrooms to Climate Action: Mobilizing Student Nurses
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by Ben Fulgencio-Turner
9M ago
Nurses are the most trusted profession in the country and see the effects of climate change on their patients’ health every day. Providing education and resources on climate action to student nurses will help them enter the workforce with the tools they need to protect patient health. In this episode of Let’s Talk Climate, Dr. Janice Hawkins, a Clinical Associate Professor from Old Dominion University and Flynn Almirol, a Student Director from the National Student Nurses’ Association share examples of how to engage and support nursing students on climate change and health. Learn about the t ..read more
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Children and Youth Fighting for a Healthy Future
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by Lori Byron, MD
9M ago
“I don’t know how you can sit in this courtroom and listen to everything that is put on display and not have a semblance of regret, or even responsibility, to get up and fix these things that we have been told, firsthand, can be fixed.” Lander Busse, Held v MT youth plaintiff A momentous event for the State of Montana (U.S.) occurred this June – the first constitutional climate change case in the United States. Rikki Held vs. the State of Montana, the trial where 16 youth plaintiffs sued the state government for the right to a clean and healthful environment for current and future generati ..read more
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NACHC: The First Net-Zero Energy Health Center in the US is Here
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by Sweta Waghela
9M ago
The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) is the national association for community health centers, advocating and promoting quality, affordable health care services for over 30 million Americans. Climate action is an unavoidable part of community health centers’ work to serve under-resourced communities, on the front-line of the impacts. The article, “The First Net-Zero Energy Health Center in the US is Here,” explores the efforts of the Pueblo Community Health Center (PCHC) in Pueblo, Colorado, as it works towards the city’s goal of transitioning to 100% renewable energ ..read more
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Reduce Emissions: Let’s Use Public Transport
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by Oluwole Olakunle Ajayi
10M ago
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Let’s Talk Climate: From Classrooms to Climate Action: Mobilizing Student Nurses
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by Ben Fulgencio-Turner
11M ago
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NACHC: The First Net-Zero Energy Health Center in the US is Here
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by Sweta Waghela
11M ago
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Introducing CfH Health Equity Fellow Sweta Waghela
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by Sweta Waghela
11M ago
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