Call for organizational endorsement

Climate & Health Resources

Major Reports

Fourth National Climate Assessment: Air Quality
Fourth National Climate Assessment: Human Health
World Health Organization COP24 Special Report: Health & Climate Change
The 2018 report of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: shaping the health of nations for centuries to come
IPCC Special Report: Global Warming of 1.5ºC
2018 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Brief for the USA
Climate Change and Health Equity
Medical Alert! Climate Change Is Harming Our Health
Saving Energy, Saving Lives: how energy efficiency can improve health and save lives.
Abt Associates. Analysis of the Public Health Impacts of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. 2009-2014.

Health Harms of Climate Change and Air Pollution

American Lung Association policy position on healthy air
APHA Climate-Health Fact Sheets
Extreme Rainfall and Drought
Climate Change Increases the Number and Geographic Range of Disease-Carrying Insects and Ticks
Climate Changes Children’s Health
Warmer Water and Flooding Increase the Risk of Illness and Injury
Climate Changes Mental Health
Dirty and Dangerous: Damages to Health from Coal-Fired Power Plants
The Link Between Fossil Fuels and Neurological Harm

Health Benefits of Climate Action

Transportation

Transportation, Climate Change and Health
Changing Climate through Healthy Community Design and Transportation
State Transportation Policy for Climate, Health, and Equity: A Fact Sheet for Health Professionals

Energy

Energy, Climate Change and Health
American Lung Association Public Policy Position - Energy
State Renewable Energy Policy for Climate, Health, and Equity: A Fact Sheet for Health Professionals
State Energy Efficiency Policy for Climate, Health, and Equity: A Fact Sheet for Health Professionals

Greening

Urban Greening & Green Infrastructure, Climate Change and Health

Food and Agriculture

Food and Agriculture, Climate Change and Health

Posters and Infographics

Climate and Health Posters for Patients (Heat, Heart Disease, Food, Asthma - Children, Asthma - Adults)
How Climate Change Affects Your Health Infographics (Air Quality, Extreme Weather, Rising Temperatures, Vector-Borne Diseases, Overview)
How Our Health is Harmed by Climate Change

Guides, Reports, Toolkits, Articles, Position Statements

Climate, Health, and Equity: A Policy Action Agenda
Safe haven in the storm: Protecting lives and margins with climate-smart health care
Primary Protection: Enhancing Health Care Resilience for a Changing Climate
Policy Statements of Major Medical Societies
A Physician’s Guide to Climate Change, Health and Equity
Climate Change, Health, and Equity: A Guide for Local Health Departments
Global Climate Change and Children’s Health
Climate Change - A Health Emergency
How healthcare can help heal communities and the planet
Environmental Impacts of the U.S. Health Care System and Effects on Public Health
The 1.5 Health Report
Limiting global warming to 1.5 to 2.0°C—A unique and necessary role for health professionals

Health Care and Climate Videos

Gundersen Health System -- RE 100
CleanMed’s Environmental Health Heroes Award: Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center
Climate Change: It’s About Health | Kaiser Permanente

Health Care Climate Commitments

Health care institutions committing to 100 percent renewable electricity
Health Care Climate Challenge
Health Care Climate Council
Health Care Without Harm heads to the Global Climate Action Summit