Climate Health Communications
ecoAmerica’s Climate for Health Program developed a climate health communications guide for a diverse set of public health providers. Teaming up with top climate health and communications researchers from around the country, the guide provides public health professionals with specific strategies for how to talk with patients, colleagues, and the general public about the climate crisis
Continuing Medical Education
Yale School of Public Health offers an 18-week online program on climate health education appropriate for all categories of public health professionals and students. Course offerings cover climate health, human adaptation, and climate communication, and allow participants to obtain up to 18.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Climate Health Advocacy
Health Care Without Harm’s Green Physician Network provides doctors with access to a national network of other physicians advocating on climate policy and resources for greening office operations
The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health provides a directory of resources and networks available to public health professionals interested in advocating for climate solutions at the state and national level
Climate Health Education
Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education’s resources page provides a comprehensive list of links to climate health curricula for medical programs, and academic articles and data on climate health.
Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange is the world’s largest and most used source of climate adaptation case studies and resources. It provides climate health education related to climate awareness, adaptation, and evaluation, and is searchable by region, climate topic, and adaptation phase.
“Think You’re Making Good Climate Choices?” – Take this New York Times interactive climate footprint quiz to see how you’re doing
Safety in the Face of the Climate Crisis – “Utilizing States at Risk’s data set, we narrowed down exactly which threats each state faces to determine the safest and most vulnerable locations”
Faith and Food Coalition Dialogue reports on how to sustainably and ethically improve our food systems.
Green Your Medical Practice
My Green Doctor provides practice management tools, tips for managing green teams, and green certifications for offices that excel in their sustainability efforts
Harvard University’s Green Office Program provides a comprehensive set of one-page green office operations guides, by subject
U.S. Green Building Council’s Green Office Guidelines and Workbook provides a thorough, step-by-step guide to greening your office
Healthcare Climate Council’s Climate Action Playbook provides administrators with a comprehensive guide for greening hospitals, and specific examples of how large medical facilities have achieved their own sustainability goals
Healthcare Without Harm’s Health Care Climate Challenge provides administrators of hospitals, health centers, and other health systems with a leadership pledge that recognizing industry leaders greening their institutions
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