In August 2008 the
Canadian Medical Association released a summary report titled No
Breathing Room – National Illness Costs of Air Pollution. The report provides estimates of health effects
and corresponding economic costs.
Climate and Health Council has developed a communiqué entitled What’s
Good for the Climate is Good for Health for decision-makers and health
professionals. This document contains messages such as Climate Change
is an Avoidable Threat to Health and Health Needs Sustainable
Workshop Report on Seniors’
Health and The Environment is available. The workshop was held on February 5th
and 6th, 2008 and was organized by the Vulnerable
Populations Office of the Safe Environments Programme
of Health Canada.
The Simcoe Muskoka District
Health Unit has created an Idle
Reduction Tool kit just for you! The kit includes sample
bylaws, policies and a list of resources available for you to use.
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons sent a letter to Prime
Minister Stephen Harper calling upon the Government to become a global
leader and to adopt specific green house gas reduction targets.
for Resilient Cities (ARC) is offering a series of Webinars
on Climate Change. For webinar topics or on
how to become a member please see Clean
Air Partnership website.
what some Toronto Area Jurisdictions are doing in response to the green
energy commitment. This scan - Green
Energy Production Scan Greater Toronto Area Jurisdictions - is primarily
intended to provide a list of municipalities that are currently producing
renewable energy through installation of wind turbine, solar panels,
cogeneration facilities, photovoltaic system and other renewable energy
develops a Wind