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Climate Justice Changes Health: Local, Tribal, Global and Generational

Climate Webinar //


Feb 27 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST


APHA has declared 2017 as the Year of Climate Change and Health. This very special kick-off webinar is being hosted by APHA, the Public Health Institute Center for Climate Change and Health, Island Press and Security & Sustainability Forum. During the webinar, you'll hear from speakers who are engaged in the fight for climate justice and healthy communities, to explore how climate justice is the best strategy to address both climate change and health inequities here in the U.S. and around the world.


View webinar slides (PDF): Introduction, Patterson, Cochran, Guinto, Hoyos, Vanderwarker, Conclusion

Questions? Contact Natasha DeJarnett.

Linda Rudolph, MD, MPH
Center for Climate Change and Health, Public Health Institute

Surili Patel, MS
Senior Program Manager, Environmental Health

Jacqui Patterson, MSW, MPH
Director, Environmental and Climate Justice Program

Patricia Cochran 
Executive Director
Alaska Native Science Center

Renzo Guinto, MD
Healthy Energy Initiative
Health Care Without Harm, SE Asia

Lisa Hoyos
Climate Parents

Amy Vanderwarker
California Environmental Justice Alliance

Stay involved! Follow the conversation on social media using the hashtags #APHAwebinar and #ClimateChangesHealth. For more information on how climate change impacts health, please visit www.apha.org/climate. And view other webinars on climate change: Making the Connection: Climate Changes Health webinar series, Climate Changes Health: Tools to Communicate the Problem and Climate Changes Health: Two CDC BRACE Grantees Take Steps Toward Adaptation.

This webinar was co-sponsored by the American Public Health Association, the Public Health Institute Center for Climate Change and Health, Island Press and Security & Sustainability Forum with funds from cooperative agreement U38OT000131 between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Public Health Association. The contents of this webinar are solely the responsibility of the presenters and do not necessarily represent the official views of the American Public Health Association or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.