Upcoming events for you to learn about climate and health and advocacy.
Decarbonization in Health Care, Part 2: Focusing on Infrastructure
Wednesday, December 20, 1 - 2pm MST
Decarbonization in Health Care, Part 2: Focusing on Infrastructure. Health care contributes significantly to our nation's carbon footprint, from energy use in hospital buildings to transportation. Learn about energy efficiency and climate friendly initiatives underway in the University of California and nationally for decarbonizing healthcare. Go here to register.
An invitation to New Mexicans who work in or study Health Care or Public Health who want to mobilize and amplify our voices to advocate for equitable climate solutions that protect and promote the health of all people.
Climate Change: Implications for Emergency Departments in Rural and Indigenous Communities
We invite you to join a special emRIC ECHO session on Monday, April 17th from 8:30-10am PT focused on Health Impacts of Climate Change: Implications for Emergency Departments in Rural and Indigenous Communities. In this session, a panel of interprofessional faculty will provide ED teams an update on the ever-increasing impacts of climate change on human health and our communities, share stories of how it is impacting ED care, how we can address the intersection of climate and health to engage in effective assessment, intervention, management and education in our ED practice environment, and discuss tangible steps emergency clinicians can take to provide hope and reduce suffering. Free CE will be available.
The Medical Society Consortium 2023 Annual Meeting Seize the Moment for Climate Action: Building the Climate and Health Movement
March 19-20, 2023
The Medical Society Consortium on Climate & Health’s Annual Meeting will be held in person and virtually on March 19-20, 2023, with in-person Congressional visits on March 21. The meeting will take place at Van Metre Hall on George Mason University’s Campus in Arlington, Virginia, and on Zoom. The theme for this year’s meeting is Seize the Moment for Climate Action: Building The Climate Health Movement.
350 New Mexico Climate Emergency Event Speaker Series: NM’s Largest Climate Polluters Report
Hear authors of the report, “Impacts of NM’s Largest Emissions Sources" including Gabe Pacyniak, JD talk about the February 1 report that for the first time examines the climate and health damaging pollution from large stationary sources in New Mexico.
Climate Change and Human Health ECHO series: Climate Health is Community Health
All health professionals are encouraged to join this 6-week series on community health. Learn about the importance of community engagement regarding climate-related health, sustainability, health equity and climate justice. Click here for more information and registration. Recordings, slides and resources will be available.
May 23 – 25, 2023, Pittsburgh, PA
This is a national environmental conference for leaders in health care sustainability who are on the leading edge of greening the health care sector. Click here for more information.
Climate Change and Health Boot Camp:Building Skills and Knowledge for Effective Engagement
June 28-30, 2023
The Climate Change and Health Boot Camp is a three-day intensive course that will prepare clinicians, scientists, and other members of the research, health, and public health communities for informed, effective engagement with climate change issues in their professional lives. Register here.
Southwest Tribal Climate Action Summit
Chinle, AZ September 10-15, 2023
Combining Indigenous Knowledge with Scientific Tools to Address Water Quality and Woodland Landscape Challenges. For more details and registration, visit here.
Tribal Children's Health Symposium: Environmental Health & Lead Poisoning Prevention
Sept. 19-20, 2023
For more information and registration, view flyer here. Co-hosted by ENIPC's Environment Department and EPA Regions 6, 8, & 9. Includes two sessions on children’s health and climate change, with a youth panel.
Climate Change and Human Health ECHO series: Climate Change, Mental Health and Artistic Tools of Expression
Wednesdays, Aug. 23 - Sept. 13
New Climate ECHO Series starts Aug. 23rd: Sign up to attend the four part series,“Climate Change, Mental Health and Artistic Tools of Expression”which starts Wed., Aug. 23, 12-1pm. Go here to download flyer.
New Mexico Climate and Health Adaptation Work Group (CHAWG)
Bimonthly meetings on the third Wednesday
The NM CHAWG meets bimonthly on the third Wednesday, 10-11:30am (next meeting is October 18, 2023). State agency and community organizations representatives gather to provide updates and hear presentations on climate and health projects.