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New Mexico Climate Change Resources

Engage with these educational opportunities to build your capacity to address climate change as an informed health professional.

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Project ECHO Climate and Health Program

This ongoing program equips health care and public health professionals with the necessary skills to treat patients amid climate change. This program includes evidence-based training on: the science of climate change, climate-related health effects and effective communication skills. Recordings, slides and resources from past series are available in the Project ECHO Library.

Explore Project ECHO's current and previous curriculum and additional resources below.

A Guide to Climate and Health Curriculum Reform in Medical Schools

Medical Students for a Sustainable Future has developed a guide to Climate and Health Curriculum Reform (open-access). The Guide, updated in 2022, serves as a compilation of resources to help facilitate the integration of climate-health curriculum in medical schools. Links and samples for the following curriculum materials are provided: written proposals for advocating for curriculum reform, learning objectives and competencies, lesson materials, sample syllabi, and patient educational materials.

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Columbia University Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education (GCCHE)

The GCCHE aims to promote and develop climate and health education across the globe in healthcare, academia and beyond. Individuals and organizations can join their climate and health education community to learn more about resources and opportunities for interprofessional collaboration.

A Critical Moment in History:

The urgent need for climate and health adaptation in New Mexico

Nathaniel Matthews-Trigg provides a comprehensive overview on the current state of the impact of climate change on health in New Mexico in this presentation.

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Yale Climate Change and Health Online Certification Program

The Yale School of Public Health offers a 6-week Climate Change and Health Certificate program that prepares public health professionals, clinicians, mental health professionals, health educators, policymakers, environmental professionals, government officials, advocates, and others to address the adverse health impacts of climate change.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report

Released on March 20, 2023, the latest IPCC report  highlights updates for the climate change status worldwide.

Read the press release below.

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New Mexico Climate Risk Map

The NM Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) has developed the Climate Risk Map to help New Mexico communities and residents learn more about factors that contribute to their climate change risk. You can use the website to visualize data related to air quality, drought, heat, flooding, and wildfire in New Mexico.

Climate Change and Breastfeeding Presentation by NMHPCA, June 2, 2023 for the
NM Breastfeeding Task Force

View the powerpoint and resource guide from an NMHPCA presentation.

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Climate Change Communications and Advocacy Strategy

View communications resources from the Medical Society Consortium on Climate & Health.

New NM Voices Report published on Climate Change and Children’s Health

Thank you to NMHPCA member Divya Shiv and NM Voices for Children for outstanding work on this new publication, Addressing Climate Change to Improve Children’s Health in New Mexico. Go here for the report.

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Healthy Climate Wisconsin: Climate-Smart Healthcare Toolkit

The Climate-Smart Healthcare toolkit offers a step-by-step guide for organizing a Green Team in your hospital or healthcare system. It also offers specific resources to analyze your carbon footprint and identify areas of need that may help guide sustainability projects. 

Fifth National Climate Assessment

Written by academia, federal, state, local and tribal governments, non-governmental organizations, and more, this congressionally-mandated statement highlights stark impacts to health from climate change in the U.S., including climate-related harms to pregnant people and newborns. Go to to access the assessment.

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2023 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Report

The 2023 U.S. Brief highlights the state of climate change, health, and equity in the U.S. and provides policy recommendations for ensuring health and equity are maximized in climate policy and action.

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