Location: The California Endowment’s Oakland Conference Center, Oakland, CA
Sponsor: The International Transformational Resilience Coalition
More details: Conference on the Urgency, Methods, and Benefits of Applying Psychological and Psycho-Social-Spiritual Models to Build Human Resilience for Climate Shocks and Stressors. Early Bird rate applies until October 15, 2017. Learn more and register here.
January 26, 2018 | 12:00-1:00 PM PST
Sponsor: US Climate and Health Alliance
More information: Join us for the US Climate and Health Alliance’s next State Policy Initiative webinar which will focus on energy efficiency policy. The webinar will be held on Friday, January 26th from 12:00 – 1:00 PST. The webinar will include an overview of state energy efficiency policy; discuss the climate, health, and equity implications of energy efficiency policy; and provide an opportunity to learn from a leading state on energy efficiency policy.
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January 27, 2018 | 8:00AM-3:00PM EST
Location: Pasco-Hernando State College, Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch 2727 Mansfield Blvd. Wesley Chapel, FL
Sponsor: Florida Clinicians for Climate Action & partners
More information: For more information and registration, see the flyer below
This conference will discuss the health effects of climate change in Florida with a focus on climate equity. Non-physician clinicians, specifically nurses and other healthcare providers, as well as students are strongly encouraged to attend and participate alongside our physician participants.
February 10, 2018 | 8:00AM-2:00PM EST
Location: Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital, St. Mary’s Auditorium 5801 Bremo Road Richmond, VA 23226
Sponsor: Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action
More information: For more information and registration see the flyer below
Join Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action to learn more about the health impacts of climate changes, including heat-related illness, vector-borne diseases, sea level rise and flooding, and pollen and allergies in Virginia.
February 15, 2018 | 5:30PM CST
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Global Health Institute
More information: For additional information about this event, visit this site.
The field of Planetary Health has emerged in recent years, based on the notion that transgressing planetary limits—a hallmark of the now-defined Anthropocene Epoch that acknowledges human impact on the planet—is incompatible with continued human thriving. Professor Howard Frumkin, M.D., DrPH, an expert on the intersection between public health and the built environment, climate change, energy policy, and nature contact, will keynote an evening that defines planetary health and how the concept can be used to find a way forward for humans and the planet.