US Climate and Health Alliance

Climate Change: Mastering the Public Health Role – A Look at the Health Costs of Climate Change and Co-Benefits of Climate Action


This webinar explores the economic cost of health and climate events, and the potential co-benefits of health from acting on climate change. As public health professionals, its important that we tie our work to initiatives in other sectors and highlight the importance of health in these other activities.Dr. Kim Knowlton presents a study done by NRDC on the costs of previous extreme weather events. Dr. Richard J. Jackson – how do we create communities that are reseilient and sustainable?

Resource Type
American Public Health Association (APHA)
Resource URL
May 16, 2012
Series Title
Climate Change: Mastering the Public Health Role
Running Time
Organization Type
Co-benefits/co-harms Economics/cost analysis

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