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Climate Change & Health

See below for a compilation of links from around the web. This week, we are focused on climate change, the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, and implications for health.

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Interested in health care and climate change?

Many of us have been following the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris - whether via twitter/COP21 or using #COP21 on other social sites, or via the many reporters, journalists, agencies and environmental organizations attending the conference. Here are a few sites and articles that caught our eye:


In the news 

Environmental perspective 

Connecting climate change & health 

  • Interested in how environmental factors, including climate change, play a role in health? The world’s leading experts on environmental health argue that "[t]he implications of climate change for a global population of 9 billion people threatens to undermine the last half century of gains in development and global health". Read more here >  

On the streets

  • ArtCOP21 launched ahead of the UN climate talks in Paris, as a global festival of cultural activity on climate change. On the site, you can view events and see what others are creating in response to #COP21. This short film below gives a sense of what is happening with ArtCOP21. 

TedTalks on Climate Change

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