This guide from the Urban Sustainability Directors Network proposes a framework that places those who are most vulnerable to climate change at the centre of preparedness and adaptation planning. It draws on evidence and knowledge related to racial equity, climate change and community engagement.
Massive human-caused ecological changes, such as climate change, affect the health of communities across the globe. These health effects have a disproportionate impact on structurally disadvantaged populations, often exacerbating existing inequities. To encourage public health practitioners to respond to changes in planetary health, and centre equity in their responses, the NCCDH has produced a number of different resources on this topic.
In this NCCDH student guest blog post, Daniel Jubas-Malz and Melissa Perri discuss climate change vulnerability, reflecting on some of the limitations of the climate change literature.
This is the second blog in a series that explores the connections between climate change, health equity and public health.
This list of resources is designed to increase understanding of climate change as an urgent public health issue. It is also meant to situate climate change and health equity as being inextricably linked and support emerging public health practice in this area.
In this blog post, Knowledge Translation Specialist Pemma Muzumdar explores the connections between climate change and health equity.
This informative strategy from Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami asks readers to ethically partner with Inuit communities while contributing to climate policy at all levels. It also includes a guide to partnering with Inuit communities.
This report by the Pan American Health Organization’s Commission on Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas examines social and economic inequalities in the regions, and considers several related factors such as gender, sexuality, ethnicity, disability, and daily living conditions. An expanded list of the structural drivers of inequities also play prominently into the analysis.