This clearly laid out, first level, detailing of the health effects of climate change makes an excellent learning resource or handout. Living with Environmental Change can be contacted for hard copies while stocks last.
Since 2008 the WHO has shown leadership in raising awareness of the threats posed by climate change to health. There is now an urgent need to advance a more concrete and systematic approach to implementing health protection, led by the health community, in coordination with others.
The two main topics to be discussed at the conference are:
Strengthening health system resilience to climate risks
This fifty-slide set makes the connection between climate, health, social responsibility and the NHS. it covers policy, carbon levels and provides information on the steps that need to be taken and the tools that may be used.
Maria Cooke, Sustainability fellow at the East of England Local Education and Training Board
This document has a set of case studies from UK medical schools that have been trying out ways of teaching medical students about the links between climate, sustainability and health. Most of the ones included are SSCs (student-selected components) apart from Liverpool, which has integrated
The Ecosystems Knowledge Network is holding a free webinar on incorporating public health goals into local land management. It will feature three projects that have been working to improve delivery of public health benefits from outdoor natural spaces.