Environment

30 articles:
by Carolin Kroeger Sara Rotenberg

Extreme heat is here to stay. Canada must adapt.

The extreme heat wave that recently boiled Canada is just a preview of what the future holds in store. It's high time we began preparing for dangerous heat in the future. Here are some ways we can start.

by Trevor Hancock

Planetary health: The missing priority in CIHR’s new strategic plan

The government agency CIHR released two documents meant to address issues important to the health of Canadians and direct research toward them. But both are unforgivably ignorant of the importance of the ecological determinants of health.

by Nazanin Meshkat

Pollution reduction: an all-inclusive vaccine

Almost 9 million deaths worldwide are attributed to the effects of air pollution on diseases such as diabetes, stroke, lung disease and heart disease. Now, there is increasing evidence of the relationship between air pollution and COVID-19.

by Melissa Lem Claudel Pétrin-Desrosiers

Healthcare’s alarming carbon footprint can no longer be ignored

by Colin Sue-Chue-Lam Kevin Liang Courtney Howard

Medical conferences must face virtual reality

by Colin Sue-Chue-Lam

Transit in crisis: A call for bold action

by Colin Sue-Chue-Lam Victoria Haldane Anna Cooper Reed Danielle Toccalino

Now is the time for hospitals to divest from fossil fuels

by Margaret McGregor Courtney Howard Stirling Bryan Penny Brasher

Why is Canada so behind in research on climate change and health?

by Vanessa Milne Michael Nolan Christopher Doig

What are the health impacts of forest fires?

by Paul Taylor

Unused medications: To flush or not to flush?

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