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HCWH Nurses Work Group Newsletter: US Climate Change and Human Health: A Nurse’s Call To Action
April 11, 2012, 9:43 am
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US: Climate Change and Human Health: A Nurse’s Call to Action

Free Climate and Health Webinar  Climate Change and Human Health: A Nurse’s Call to Action   This webinar was presented by Kim Knowlton, Dr.P.H., Natural Resources Defense Council on November 16, 2011.

Speaker  Dr. Kim Knowlton is a health scientist with Natural Resources Defense Council in New York. Her work focuses on issues related to the health impacts of global warming, including advocating for public health strategies to prepare for and prevent these impacts. Kim is exploring links between climate change and infectious diseases such as dengue fever, and partnering with city and state governments to make health preparedness a more central feature of climate adaptation plans. She has also researched heat- and ozone-related mortality and illnesses as well as possible connections between climate, pollen, allergies and asthma.

http://www.climateandhealthcare.org/

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