QUICK GUIDE TO ACTION

Notes on taking action

Taking action to reduce energy use and GHG emissions in their own practices and personal lives;

Educating themselves, their colleagues about how climate change affects public and individual health and the potential health threats it may pose to the community;

Planning strategies with patients for protection in face of climate effects;

Participating in “greening” hospital systems by engaging with hospital and institutional sustainability efforts; 

Advocating for climate change adaptation, preparedness and mitigation policies through professional organizations;

Engaging in political solutions as a citizen to influence leaders and decision makers