Health Impacts + Climate Change

Our Monday, September 19 meeting features Craig Brown who is the Climate Change and Health Lead at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). In today’s presentation Craig will focus on climate change in BC and its importance to community health and the health system. He will cover topics such as the Heat Dome and Atmospheric River events of 2021, the HealthADAPT project and VCH’s continued work and strategic planning on health adaptation. He will conclude his presentation with an outline of best and promising practices in the field.

As a planner, Craig Brown supports climate change adaptation projects in the health sector, with a strong emphasis on community collaboration. He is also an author on national and international climate assessments, including the IPCC Sixth Assessment report, and an associate faculty member at Royal Roads University in the Master of Arts in Climate Action Leadership program.

The meeting starts at 7 pm on Zoom. Email: [email protected] for login instructions.

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