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Your Environment. Your Health.

Resources

April 2014

 
Global Environmental Health

Resources

  • Climate Change: Health Impacts and Opportunities 
    A summary and discussion of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group 2 Report by The Global  Climate & Health Alliance. This briefing summarizes key findings, implications for health, and recommendations.
  • Climate Data from Data.gov 
    A new site aggregates climate data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other federal agencies on www.data.gov/climate. The first batch of climate data available will focus on coastal flooding and sea level rise.
  • Health and Environment: Communicating the Risks 
    This World Health Organization document outlines key messages and lessons learned in communicating environmental health risks to the public. Discussion includes essential elements of risk communications, multi-sector involvement, framing health risks, and the importance of embedding communications in studies.
  • Free World Bank e-Institute Courses on Climate Change 
    The World Bank offers free courses online at its e-Institute. Courses under the Climate Change theme include Essentials of Climate Change, Low Carbon, Resilient Development, Cities and Climate Change, and Climate-Smart Agriculture -Towards Landscape Approach.


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