Lancet Countdown 2017: Climate Change Health Impacts Demand Urgent Action

“The human symptoms of climate change are unequivocal and potentially irreversible – affecting the health of populations around the world, today. Whilst these effects will

Act Now to Prevent Global Flooding

Climate change is no longer a distant problem.  It is happening.  And we only have a few decades to make the dramatic changes needed to

The ABC’s Of Global Climate Change

Reprinted with permissions from the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (cape.ca).  Kim Perrotta, Executive Director, CAPE In 2015, the International Panel on Climate

Health Benefits of Green Space

Many of us know intuitively that green space matters. Real estate agents tell us that houses backing on to green space can cost $10,000 more

Marrying Healthy Community & Sustainability Objectives!

As someone who has worked with the public health sector in Ontario for many years, I know that public health has been one of the

Traffic Congestion Costs More than Toll Roads

In Ontario, there is finally an open debate among decision-makers about the policies that are needed to reduce traffic congestion in, and fund public transit

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