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Health Impacts of Climate Change: Explore a collection of data, tools, and case studies
5 Steps to Engaging Employees in Sustainability
How to Motivate People Toward Sustainability
7 Ways to Find Meaning by Supporting the Earth
6 actions that businesses can take across the plastics value chain

Advocate for Change
A Social Media Toolkit for Engaging Communities in Climate and Health Adaptation
350.org
San Francisco Health Improvement Partnership
US Climate and Health Alliance
Healthier Hospitals Initiative
Californians for Pesticide Reform
Environment California

Follow the Issues
Green Science Policy Institute
How Our Health is Affected By Climate Change - Infographic Maps
Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking
SF Department of Public Health, Climate & Health Program
Climate One
UC Carbon Neutrality Summit Resource List
U.S. Global Change Research Program, Climate & Health Assessment
Climate Change Is Harming Our Health

Eat Sustainable Food
Sustainable Food Lab
San Francisco Healthy & Sustainable Food Policy
Roots of Change
The California Climate and Agriculture Network (CalCAN)
UCSC Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems
100% Compostable Coffee Pods for Keurig

Avoid Toxic Products
EWG Healthy Home Guides
Celebrate the Arrival of Flame Retardant-Free Foam
Six Classes of Chemicals to Avoid
The Healthy Building Network

Save Energy at Home
Tips for Going Green at Home
Greener Ideal
Green Resources for your home
Consumer Reports Best Solar Energy Options
Energy.gov Energy-Efficient Home Design
PG&E Energy Saving Tips

Get Involved
The Ecology Center
Save the Bay
Sierra Club, San Francisco Bay Chapter
Green For All
The Watershed Project
Center for Land-Based Learning
GreenFaith

Travel Sustainably
Integrated Transport and Health Impact Model (ITHIM):a planning tool that answers the question of “How much benefit or harm to human health can we expect by changing the mix of active and motorized travel across a county, region, or the entire State of California?”
The EPA Green Vehicle Guide
Sierra Club Electric Vehicle Guide
UCSF’s Alternative Transportation

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The Medical Society Consortium on Climate & Health
Medical society consortium
“The mission of the Consortium is to organize, empower and amplify the voice of America‚Äôs doctors to convey how climate change is harming our health and how climate solutions will improve it.”
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Environmental Defense Fund
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Read about Climate and Health

The Climate Health Emergency: Where is Health Care? - Journal of Public Health Policy
“Ethically, the shared mission of our industry is saving lives, reducing suffering, and promoting the best possible health for all. We have the expertise and obligation to help reduce the health impacts of climate disruption.”

2019 Report of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change
lancet
This report, released November 13, 2019, presents an annual update of 41 indicators across five key domains: climate change impacts, exposures, and vulnerability; adaptation, planning, and resilience for health; mitigation actions and health co-benefits; economics and finance; and public and political engagement

Why Hospitals are Making us Sick

In her just-released TEDMED talk, Robin Guenther, Principal at global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will and Senior Advisor at Health Care Without Harm, explores some unusual connections between health and environmental design.

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