Climate Change


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

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2020 National Tribal & Indigenous Climate Conference

"Climate Justice for Seven Generations" The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) is honored to host the United States’ First Biennial National Tribal and Indigenous Climate…
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Best Practices for Collaborative Climate Adaptation Research Between Tribal and Non-tribal partners

This webinar will provide an introduction to key considerations and best practices associated with conducting climate adaptation research in partnership with tribal communities. Topics will include…
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Building a National Environmental Health Agenda

Presentations:Inuit Environment and Health: One Issue under Climate ChangeOnalee Randell, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK)Prescription for a Healthy Canada: Towards a National Environmental Health…
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Eco-Cultural Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation

In this webinar, – presenters from the Tsleil-Waututh Nation’s Treaty, Lands and Resources Department will describe two ways in which the community has approached climate change adaptation through an…
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Extreme Heat

According to Environment Canada, a heat wave is a period of more than 3 days when temperatures are more than 32°C (Health Canada, 2012); the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines excessive…
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Extreme Heat can be a Killer

Canada is experiencing more extremely hot days and longer periods of heat than during the late 20th century and it is going to get worse. Every year, about 120 people die from heat related causes in…
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Extreme Heat can be a Killer

Canada is experiencing more extremely hot days and longer periods of heat than during the late 20th century and it is going to get worse. Every year, about 120 people die from heat related causes in…
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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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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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