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Why do we need Climate Medicine?

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According to the CDC
'Climate change, together with other natural and human-made health stressors, influences human health and disease in numerous ways. Some existing health threats will intensify and new health threats will emerge. Not everyone is equally at risk. Important considerations include age, economic resources, and location.'  Link to CDC

According to the WHO, 
'Climate change is the biggest health threat facing humanity'. Link to WHO 

The Climate and Health Foundation facilitates a Fellowship program. (link to cu)

The Fellows focus on 4 distinct areas: 

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Asthma, allergies, cardiovascular & respiratory diseases

Education & Advocacy


Climate & Health experts testify to help shape policy

Fellowship Preceptorships - NOAA,  NIH, EPA, Healthcare without Harm


How to Green their processes!  Focus on Decarbonization of hospitals - reduce footprint



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Climate and Health Foundation

The Climate and Health Foundation (CHF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to training clinicians and health professionals as leaders in Climate Medicine to become formidable innovators that will force multiply our global risk assessment and influence climate policy.


The first Climate & Health Science Policy Fellowship and the first academic endowed chair in Climate Medicine in the United States were created through a partnership between the Climate and Health Foundation and the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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