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Climate change is making cities sick and we need to act

26 Jun 2017, Conversation Media Group, the

The Climate Change Adaptation Research Group at McGill University looks at how climate change is impacting human society, and what solutions we can design to protect ourselves. Drawing on evidence from this research into cities in Canada and around the world, scientists call for cities to to integrate climate change concerns into public health and the health-care sector more seriously.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Public Safety Canada (PS)
  • Website: http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/
  • Contact:Director, Strategic Policy
  • Phone:613-949-3180 +1 613 762 7144


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Response Division, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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  • Contact:Senior Policy Advisor
  • Phone:+1 613 992 2022 +1 613 862 5203
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