Events

Explore our EVENTS CALENDAR to stay up to date on relevant climate and health education related events hosted by the GCCHE and our partner organizations. Please note the events calendar schedule is based on Eastern Time (ET). Once subscribed to this Google calendar, events will automaticall appear on your calendar. Upcoming events are also listed below.

 

Upcoming Events:

The Launch of the Pan-African Multilateral Partnership on Climate Change and Health

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May 23, 2022: 10:00 AM EST

This World Health Assembly side event aims to bring together multiple countries in Africa to generate high level conversation, debate and political solutions to boost progress in the global efforts to adapt and mitigate against climate change effects on universal health coverage with women and youth at the centre.

 

Building Resilient and Sustainable Low Carbon Health Systems - WHO's approach

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May 25, 2022: 4:00 AM EST

Join the Climate Health Africa Network for Collaboration and Engagement (CHANCE) and hear from Dr. Antonios Kolimenakis (WHO AFRO, Climate Change and Health Team) on the need to build resilient and sustainable low carbon health systems.

 

TEPHINET Climate and Health Seminar: Field Epi Response to the Climate and Health Crisis

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May 25, 2022: 8:00 AM EST

Join us for the first session of the TEPHINET Climate and Health Working Group's webinar series, "Field Epi Response to the Climate and Health Crisis". This monthly series will feature presentations from climate health experts and Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) residents and alumni who have worked on climate-related topics including heat related illness, hurricanes, floods, air pollution and more, and is aimed at sensitizing the FETP community to the different climate-related health impacts relevant to their work.

During this introductory session, attendees will hear from five experts about the climate-related health threats impacting their regions, and the role that FETPs can play in mitigating the effects of climate change on population health. Sessions will take place every fourth Wednesday of each month through 2022.

 

Healthy NDCs in 2022

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May 26, 2022: 10:00 AM EST

Presented by The Global Climate and Health Alliance. Hear from health advocates who succeeded in influencing their national climate plans in 2021 and learn more about what we are planning in 2022.

 

Climate change, a health emergency: What the IPCC says about health, and why it is important for COP27

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May 30, 2022: 8:00 AM EST

This webinar will unpack the IPCC AR6 reports and the implications of climate action for human health, and the responses needed at COP27 to ensure the benefits of healthy climate action are maximised. It explores how a health lens can help accelerate the urgency of climate mitigation and maximise resilience outcomes.

 

The Path to Climate-Smart Net-Zero Emissions Health Care - Grand Rounds Webinar Series

Part 3 - Sustainable radiology: Bringing climate-smart medical imaging into focus 

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June 16, 2022: 11:00 AM EST

Presented with the Health Care Without Harm, in this session, two radiologists and a health care emissions researcher explore the value of data and interdisciplinary collaboration in driving climate-smart clinical practice.

 

Columbia University SHARP: Climate Change and Health Boot Camp

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June 16-17, 2022: Live-stream virtual training, 10am – 5pm EDT

The Climate Change and Health Boot Camp is a two-day intensive course that will prepare clinicians, scientists, and other members of the research, health, and public health communities for informed, effective engagement with climate change issues in their professional lives. Led by physicians and public health experts with specialized training in Climate Change and Health, this workshop will integrate content-oriented lectures, skills-oriented class exercises, and group discussion of broader themes, challenges, and opportunities.

Webinars

Public Policy Projects, Environment and Health series, "Exploring the links between climate change, air quality and health", July 14, 2021, 8:00–9:00am BST. 

Planetary Health Report Card and Medical Students for a Sustainable Future Webinar. Recordigs and links will be posted shortly, September 23, 2021, 5 pm PST/ 8 pm EST

Project ECHO, Climate Change and Human Health Office Hours: A Continuous Conversation Series; beginning July 21, 2021; Wednesdays 12:00 - 1:00 PM MT 11:00am - 12:00pm PT / 2:00 - 3:00pm ET / 6:00 - 7:00pm UTC.

International Federation of Social Workers, "Embracing Climate Justice Work: Global Lessons and Applications for Social Workers in Everyday Contexts", Ongoing.

Florida Clinicians for Climate Action, Understanding the Climate Crisis as a Public Health Crisis, FCCA Spring & Summer Speaker Series, March-July, 2021.

NIH-EPA Environmental Health Disparities Research Webinar Series, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. EST on June 28, September 27, October 25 & November 22, 2021.

Climate Conversations: Extreme Weather. National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. September 15, 2021 3 pm EST. 

Conferences

Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2021, hosted by the Government of Japan, July 6-9, 2021.

9th Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development, Research for Impact: An Inclusive and Sustainable Planet, September 20-21, 2021.

University of Washington, Nature & Health conference, "Nature & Health 2021: Generating understanding across communities and disciplines"; Greater Tacoma Convention Center, Washington state; October 12-14, 2021.