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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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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Responding to Climate Change as Public Health Professionals

Topics: Climate Change
While COVID-19 will continue to demand our attention as public health professionals, we cannot ignore the looming public health crisis presented by climate change.  The 2016 Director-General of the…
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