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Health Professionals Call for End for Coal

More than 300,000 doctors, nurses, public health professionals and public health advocates represented by 82 organizations from 30 countries have released a Global Health Statement on Coal Plants… 365 more words

Climate Change

Act Now to Prevent Global Flooding

Prepared by Kim Perrotta, Executive Director, CAPE , March 29, 2016

Climate change is no longer a distant problem.  It is happening.  And we only have a few decades to make the dramatic changes needed to avoid impacts that could be devastating (Carrington, 2016).   662 more words

Climate Change

What’s Changed about Climate Change?

Reprinted with permission from the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (cape.ca). Prepared by Kim Perrotta, Executive Director, CAPE, February 24, 2016. 912 more words
Healthy Communities/Sustainable Communities

#Coal #expansion plans in #China and #India are severely #flawed , #Greenpeace says 

Coal is thirsty at every stage of its life circle—from mining, cleaning, and burning to the treatment of coal ash. The world’s coal power plants consume enough… 33 more words

Engineering

What’s Changed about Climate Change?

Prepared by Kim Perrotta, Executive Director, CAPE, February 24, 2016.

There are huge changes in the field of climate change:

1. There is a common understanding now that climate change is happening and poses a significant threat to the environment, human health, and economies around the world.   871 more words

Climate Change

The ABC’s of Global Climate Change

Prepared by Kim Perrotta, Executive Director, CAPE, February 17, 2016

In 2015, the International Panel on Climate Change (Panel) reported that: greenhouse gas emissions ( 683 more words

Climate Change

Hopeful News From Paris!

Prepared by Kim Perrotta, Executive Director, CAPE, December 2015

On Saturday December 12th, nearly 200 countries signed an agreement in Paris committing themselves to cutting greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change! 248 more words

Climate Change