All the latest resources related to climate change and health care facility resiliency

Climate Change Resources

Look below to find case studies, news articles, and more on climate change resiliency from the Canadian and international health care communities.

News - Canada

  • Has your health care facility already experienced climate-related hazards? - 26 February 2015
  • Health care facilities resilient to climate change impacts - 16 December 2014
  • Resilient buildings function through crises - 11 December 2014
  • Health care providers prepare for extremes: climate change factors into facilities planning - 01 September 2013
  • Preparing the health care industry for climate change - 02 August 2013
  • The heart of the matter on climate change - 12 October 2011

    News - International

    • Health systems worldwide pledge climate action - 16 April 2015
    • Doctors should take lead in push to curb climate change - experts - 28 February 2015
    • Hospitals threatened by climate change - 09 February 2015
    • U.s. program to aid health care climate resiliency - 22 January 2015
    • Changing the climate from the inside out - 16 January 2015
    • White house issues climate change guide for hospitals - 15 December 2014
    • Rethink building design: 4 ways hospitals can prepare for climate change - 11 December 2014
    • How hospitals are stepping up to the challenge of climate change - 27 October 2014
    • 10 steps to healthcare disaster readiness - 25 August 2014
    • Hospitals at increasing risk of overheating due to climate change - 08 July 2014
    • Hospitals learn valuable lessons in responding to natural and man-made catastrophes - 02 July 2014
    • Hospitals illustrate latest green building meme, climate resilience - 26 June 2014
    • Resilient design: is resilience the new sustainability? - 02 January 2014
    • What does climate change have to do with health care? - 04 July 2013
    • The storm and the aftermath - 13 December 2012
    • Why do hospital generators keep failing? - 31 October 2012
    • Epa launches new strategy to promote use of green infrastructure for environmental and economic benefits - 29 April 2011

      Reports & Publications

      • Hospital disaster preparedness: the basics aren't enough
      • Primary protection: enhancing health care resilience for a changing climate
      • Emergency preparedness for hospitals and health care facilities
      • Webinar: preparing health care facilities in canada for climate change
      • Public health and climate change: a guide for increasing the capacity of local public health departments
      • Safe hospitals: prepared for emergencies and disasters
      • Health in the green economy: co-benefits to health of climate change mitigation
      • Adapting to climate change: an introduction for canadian municipalities
      • Global warming potential of inhaled anesthetics: application to clinical use
      • Safe hospitals in emergencies
      • Resilience of naturally ventilated buildings to climate change: advanced natural ventilation and hospital wards
      • Addressing climate change in the health care setting: opportunities for action
      • Managing the health effects of climate change
      • Adapting standards of care under extreme conditions: guidance for professionals during disasters, pandemics, and other extreme emergencies
      • Human health in a changing climate: a canadian assessment of vulnerabilities and adaptive capacity