Education tools

Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (2019). Climate Change Toolkit for Health Professionals.

Nicholas, K. (2018). Climate Change We Can Fix It World Cafe: A 3 hour activity where students analyze, compare, and present climate solutions proposed and now underway from governments, non-governmental organizations, businesses, scientists, citizens, and more.

Climate for Health (2019). Moving Forward Toolkit. The Climate for Health: Moving Forward Toolkit provides guidance and tools to reduce energy use, to build resilient clinics and health departments, and advocate for climate solutions that prioritize health and equity. The website also provides a range of other helpful resources.

EcoAmerica (2016). Let’s talk health and climate: Communication guidance for health professionals. Climate for Health, Washington, DC.

Harvard University (2019). The Health Effects of Climate Change: Learn how global warming impacts human health, and the wayswe can diminish those impacts. A free online course by Harvard University’s Global Health Institute.

International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (2016). Climate and Health Training Manual. Enabling students and young professionals to understand and act upon climate change using a health narrative. Developed by IFMSA, with the support of World Health Organisation (WHO).

NurSusTOOLKIT for Sustainability Literacy and Competency (SLC in nurse education.) International Erasmus+ Project seeking to enhance the availability of an evidence-based learning offer in Sustainability Literacy and Competency (SLC) in nurse education.

One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership: The One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership (UN CC:Learn) is a joint initiative of more than 30 multilateral organizations helping countries to achieve climate change action both through general climate literacy and applied skills development. UN CC:Learn provides strategic advice and quality learning resources to help people, governments and businesses to understand, adapt, and build resilience to climate change.

Rehr, R.C., & Perkowitz, R.M., ecoAmerica (2019). Moving Forward Toolkit: A Guide for Health Professionals to Build Momentum on Climate Action. Washington, DC. Retrieved February 16, 2020.

Royal College of General Practitioners (2019). Green Impact for Health Toolkit. The RCGP developed this toolkit to help every general practice improve their sustainability and environmental impact; reduce their harmful impact on planetary health, the risks of climate change and reduce their practice expenses. It answers the question – What can we do in our practice?

The Canadian Coalition for Green Healthcare: Green Hospital Scorecard: The Green Hospital Scorecard (GHS) is the only comprehensive health care benchmarking tool in Canada measuring energy conservation, water conservation, waste management and recycling, corporate commitment and pollution prevention.

US National Institute of Environmental health Sciences: Climate Change and Human Health Lesson Plans. Climate and Health learning modules for a variety of student audiences that explore the health impacts of climate change both in the United States and globally.