COVID-19 Recovery can help Climate Crisis

Hamilton Spectator. June 23, 2020. Op-ed prepared by Dr. Charles Gardner, MOH for Simcoe Muskoka DHU, Ian Culbert, ED for CPHA, and Kim Perrotta, ED for

Green Investment and Resilient Communities lead to a Brighter future

Hamilton Spectator. April 20, 2020. Op-ed by Kim Perrotta. ED for CHASE.  The federal minister of environment and climate change has floated the idea of

A Tale of Two Crises

Prepared by Kim Perrotta, CHASE ED, April 7, 2020 As a public health professional who has worked on environmental issues for over 30 years, I

Reducing Health Impacts along Traffic Corridors: An Overview

There are a number of different policies and approaches that can be used to reduce the health impacts associated with elevated levels of air pollution

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