YOU DID IT! Your comments made an impact. | 2 Webinars Next Week | Governor Pushes for Clean Power in Virginia
Medical Champions for Climate & Health Weekly Newsletter
Volume 1 | Issue 5 
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This Week's News

You Did It!

EPA received over 55,100 comments

The Environmental Protection Agency put out a call for comments about what regulations are in need of repeal, replacement, or modification. The comments they receive become part of the permanent public record and must be taken seriously lest the agency face litigation. The response was impressive and personal.  READ MORE
We Can Make a Difference. Clean Energy is the Answer.
Gov. McAuliffe Aims to Reduce Virginia's CO2 Power Plant Emissions
"The threat of climate change is real, and we have a shared responsibility to confront it. Once approved, this regulation will reduce carbon-dioxide emissions from the commonwealth's power plants and give rise to the next generation of energy jobs," the governor said in a statement. "As the federal government abdicates its role on this important issue... Beginning today, Virginia will lead the way to cut carbon and lean in on the clean-energy future."   READ MORE
It will get worse if we don't address it.
Why the Menace of Mosquitoes Will Only Get Worse
Climate change is altering the environment in ways that increase the potential for viruses like Zika.
Communication Training Webinar
Don't miss this opportunity! ONLY 5 DAYS TO REGISTER
Join us for a webinar, designed for our Medical Champions for Climate & Health. During this 1-hour webinar, you will learn effective communication tools, i.e. how to educate your patients, your colleagues, and the public about climate and health-related issues. You will also learn more about the upcoming improvements to our website as we create new ways to support you through the launch of our Champions portal.
Climate Changes Health: The Breath and Heart of It All

Mon, May 22, 2017 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

This webinar will highlight the lung and heart health impacts of air pollution exposure in a changing climate.

Brought to you by the American Public Health Association, the American Lung Association, the Global Health Climate and Health Alliance, the U.S. Climate and Health Alliance, the Planetary Health Alliance and the Medical Society Consortium on Climate & Health.

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