Climate Change Resources for Health Professionals

PRESENTATION: Making the Health Case for Climate Action in the Transportation Sector. Kim Perrotta, CHASE, Workshop at the UBC Continuing Professional Development, Department of Medicine & CAPE, Climate Emergency Conference. Oct 30, 2021 View PPT

PRESENTATION: Improving Health and Health Equity While Fighting Climate Change. Kim Perrotta, CHASE, Public Health Youth Association of Canada Health Policy Hackathon. April 10, 2021. View PPT

Invest in Renewable Energy to Create Healthy, Green and Just Communities. CHASE with CPHA & OPHA. April 2021. English Backgrounder (8 pages) & English Factsheet (4 pages) & French Backgrounder (10 pages) & French Factsheet (4 pages).

Invest in Building Retrofit to Create Healthy, Green and Just Communities. CHASE with CPHA & OPHA. March 2021. English Factsheet (3 pages) & English Backgrounder (5 pages) & French Factsheet & French Backgrounder

Invest in Zero Emission Vehicles for a Healthy, Green and Just Recovery. CHASE with CPHA & OPHA. March 2021. English Factsheet (3-pages) & English Backgrounder (6-pages) & French Factsheet & French Backgrounder.

Invest in Active Travel to Create Healthy, Green and Just Communities. CHASE with CPHA & OPHA. February 2021. English Factsheet (3 pages) & English Backgrounder (5 pages) & French Factsheet French Backgrounder

Invest in Public Transit to Create Healthy, Green and Just Communities. CHASE with CPHA & OPHA. February 2021. Factsheet (3 pages) & Backgrounder (6 pages) & French Factsheet French Backgrounder

BLOG: Excerpts from the Lancet Countdown on Climate Change and Health report. Kim Perrotta, CHASE. Dec 2020. Click here.

PRESENTATION: Intersection of Climate Change, COVID19 and Health Inequities. Kim Perrotta, CHASE. Health Promoters of Ontario Webinar. November 2020.

PRESENTATION: Addressing Climate Change as a Public Health Professional. Kim Perrotta, CHASE. CPHA Annual Conference Workshop. Oct 16, 2020.

PRESENTATION: Responding to Climate Change as Public Health Professionals. Kim Perrotta, CHASE. National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health (NCCEH) Webinar. June 25, 2020.

Call to Action on Climate Change and Health. Prepared by Kim Perrotta with input from Dr. Courtney Howard and the staff at the CPHA, CMA and CNA. Feb 2019; Updated Dec 2019. Call to Action -English and Call to Action – French.

The Climate Change Toolkit for Health Professionals was co-authored, edited and produced by Kim Perrotta while working as the Executive Director for CAPE – the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment – in 2019.

With eight stand-alone but complementary modules, and seven factsheets, the toolkit can be accessed for free from the CAPE website in both English and French.

Module 1: Climate Change – Science, Drivers & Commitments. Alice McGushin. April 2019. 18 pages. Click here.

Module 2: Global Health Impacts of Climate Change. Alice McGushin. April 2019. 19 pages. Click here.

Module 3: Climate Change Health Impacts Across Canada. Helen Doyle. Peer Reviewed by Dr. Peter Barry of Health Canada. April 2019. 41 pages Click here.

Module 4: Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Canada by Sector and Region. Bora Plumptre from the Pembina Institute. April 2019. 35 pages. Click here.

Module 5: Climate Change Solutions with Immediate Health Benefits. Ronald Mcfarlane and Kim Perrotta. April 2019. 37 pages. Click here.

Module 6: Taking Action on Climate Change at Health Facilities. Linda Varangu from the Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care (CCGHC). April 2019. 39 pages. Click here.

Module 7: Preparing for Climate Change in our Communities. Carol Mee. April 2019. 23 pages. Click here.

Module 8: Engaging in Climate Change Solutions as Health Professionals. Kim Perrotta with Alice McGushin. April 2019. 18 pages. Click here.

BLOG: Highlights from Lancet Countdown on Climate Change and Health 2018. Kim Perrotta. Dec 2018. Click here.

BLOG: Highlights from the Lancet Countdown on Climate Change and Health 2017. Kim Perrotta. December 2017. Click here.