VCCA Newsletters

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Videos and Webinars

Find helpful videos and webinars about climate and health here

VCCA Fact Sheets and Presentations

Child Health in a Changing Climate, Presentation by Dr. Samantha Ahdoot to Georgetown University Department of Pediatrics, September 2020

VCCA 2019 Highlights

Carilion Hospital Pediatric Grand Rounds  "Child Health in A Changing Climate: New Perspectives" (2019)

Health Impacts of Climate Change in Virginia (2019)

Health Benefits of RGGI (2018)

Heat Wave Fact Sheet (2019) - credit to Florida Clinicians for Climate Action (FCCA) for creation

Resources from Affiliate Organizations and Journals

How to get started as a health professional advocate for climate policy solutions (2020) - Healthcare Without Harm

Oceans, Climate, and Health - Presentation at UVA by Dr. Rita Colwell (2020)

U.S. Call to Action on Climate, Health, and Equity: A Policy Action Agenda (2019) - MS2CH

Climate-Related Wheezing, Allergy, Trauma Affecting Practice (2019) - Medscape

Impact of weather and climate change with indoor and outdoor air quality in asthma (2019) - AAAAI Report

Asthma and Climate Change - ALA (includes fact sheets and link to recorded webinar)

Climate Change & Health in Virginia - NDRC

Climate Change and Health: A Position Paper (2016) - ACP

Climate Change and Lung Health - ALA (includes fact sheets and link to recorded webinar)

 

Climate Crisis and Health - NEJM

Good Climate Policy Starts with Health Conference Presentations - MS2CH

Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Brief for USA (2018) - The Lancet

 

Let's Talk Health and Climate - Communication Guidance for Health Professionals (2016) ecoAmerica Climate for Health


Medical Alert! Climate Change is Harming Our Health - MS2CH

Mental Health and Our Changing Climate - Impacts, Implications, and Guidance (2017) - APA, ecoAmerica

 

Our Common Agenda (2019) - VCN

 

Patient Education Materials - MS2CH

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), 10 Years in Review (2019) - Acadia Center


State of the Air (2019) - American Lung Association

Fact Sheet on Emission Standards and Economy in Virginia - Union of Concerned Scientists

Yale Climate Opinion Map 2018 - Yale Program on Climate Change Communication

Our Partners in the Government

 

Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Climate Change Committee (C-3) 

Climate and Health Organizations from Other States

 

Links to other Climate and Health Organizations on the Consortium States page.

Additional Reading

 

The Case of Juliana v. U.S. - New England Journal of Medicine Perspectives 2019

How Health Systems Are Meeting the Challenge of Climate Change - Harvard Business Review 2019

 

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