Climate Change, Health, and Equity: Opportunities for Action

Solange Gould, Jeffrey Berko, Linda Rudolph
Created: 8/25/2015 -

Abstract

Climate change and health inequities are the greatest global health threats of the 21st century. In this report, PHI's Center for Climate Change and Health explores the many ways in which climate change, health, and equity are connected. With input from more than a hundred public health professionals and community health, equity, and environmental justice advocates and support from The Kresge Foundation, this report presents a conceptual framework to help demonstrate how these issues are linked, and to identify opportunities and recommendations for action.

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Keywords

Sector Addressed
Climate Justice
Culture/communities
Public Health
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Capacity Building
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Culture / communities
Public health risks