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

Public Health and Land Use Planning: Two Reports Revisited

CHASE is re-posting two reports on Public Health and Land Use Planning, which were released in April 2011. They were produced by CHASE’s Executive Director for the Clean Air

WHO Finds Significant Health & Climate Benefits associated with Transit & Active Transportation

The World Health Organization (WHO) has concluded that the climate change mitigation strategies that significantly increase the accessibility, affordability and quality of public transit and

Fine Particulate Matter, Lung Cancer & Cardiovascular Disease

When researchers re-examined the data for 1.2 million adults from the Cancer Prevention Study, they found that fine particulate matter found in tobacco smoke and air pollution, has a very

Weaving Health into the Land Use Planning Process: One Story

In 2006, I was hired by a health department in a regional municipality in southern Ontario to integrate public health’s priorities, particularly those associated with air quality and

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