Climate Change


Understanding and responding to the impacts of a changing climate on human health.

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Climate Atlas of Canada: A resource for environmental public health

Overview of the Climate Atlas of Canada Climate determines almost everything about how we live. With our climate changing, many systems that we rely on (ecological, economic, social) will be…
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March 2018 Environmental Health Research Scan

Full Scan The attached PDF version of the Research Scan has over 100 references and is broken into over 30 categories.Editor’s PicksAfter searching through the dozens of articles referenced in the…
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Northern Prairie Forests Regional Integrated Assessment: Vulnerability Assessment and Landscape Modeling

This presentation describes an integrated regional climate change assessment currently underway on a forested landscape in eastern Saskatchewan and western Manitoba. Partners include the forestry…
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Public Health in a Changing Climate: Leveraging Connections and Knowledge for Action

This presentation was originally delivered at the 2017 CIPHI Ontario Annual Education Conference in Brampton, ON.
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Wildfire Smoke and Health

The frequency and intensity of Canadian wildfires is increasing as a consequence of the changing global climate, as well as long-standing forest management practices (Flannigan et al., 2013). Fires…
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Wildfire Smoke: A Growing Threat to Air Quality and Public Health

Wildfires are becoming more frequent and intense as the global climate changes. Smoke from these fires causes episodes of the worst air quality that many populations will ever experience, sometimes…
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