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Dr. Richard Jackson Answers Follow-Up Questions from “Changing Climate Through Healthy Community Design and Transportation” Webinar

Richard Jackson, MD, MPH, is a Professor at the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles. A pediatrician, he has served in many leadership positions in both environmental health and infectious disease with the California Health Department, including the highest as the State Health Officer. For nine years he was […]

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New Webinar Series Explores How Climate Changes Health

As the recent Climate and Health Assessment from the U.S. Global Change Research Program made abundantly clear, climate change impacts many key aspects of our health, from air quality to mental health and well-being. However, climate change has often been thought of and isolated as an environmental issue within the health community.   ecoAmerica and […]

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ecoAmerica’s 11 Biggest Milestones of 2015

2015 was an incredible year for the climate movement, with leaders in every sector speaking out and demanding climate action. ecoAmerica continued to empower those leaders through summits, programs, and research designed to reinforce effective climate messaging and strategies. It was a busy, inspiring year filled with major events and achievements. Here are 11 of […]

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Preventing the Health Impacts of Climate Change

Dr. Georges Benjamin, executive director of the country’s largest public health association and founding Climate for Health leader, speaks out on why health voices from across the nation are needed to get behind the Clean Power Plan and make a clear connection between climate change and our nation’s health.   Today is a historic day […]

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1,000 Health Professionals Join the National Environmental Health Association’s New Executive Director for Happy Hour

It was a toasty mid-July afternoon in Orlando and the convention center clock had not yet reached the respectable hour of 5:00 p.m. Perched on a bar stool at the edge of the stage, NEHA’s executive director, Dr. David Dyjack, kicked off his inaugural keynote at the 2015 Annual Educational Convention and Exhibition by uncorking […]

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How the Climate Resilience Toolkit Helps Make Climate Information More Relevant

Last month I revisited New Orleans for the first time since Hurricane Katrina to participate in the American Public Health Association’s 2014 Annual Meeting. Close to 13,000 health professionals gathered in the same convention center that in August of 2005 served as the only other major shelter for survivors aside from the Louisiana Superdome. Traveling […]

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