Understanding Planetary Health: Read, Listen, and Watch!

Understanding planetary health: Planetary health focuses on understanding and addressing the intersections between global environmental change and human health and well-being. Learn more about the health impacts of large-scale biodiversity loss, climate change, deforestation and land degradation, resource scarcity, changing biogeochemical flows, and pollution. The video Planetary Health: The Future is Now also delivers a helpful primer on planetary health that can be shared widely.
Calling nurses to action: Planetary Health Alliance Director Dr. Sam Myers delivered this year's commencement address at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. Watch the recording to learn more about why nurses have a powerful role to play in advancing change. Nurses Drawdown, co-led by Chair of C4PH, Dr. Teddie Potter, has officially launched as of 2020 — click here to find out more! 
Calling family doctors to action: On Earth Day 2019, the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) distributed this declaration urging family doctors to understand the health risks of global environmental change and key opportunities for intervention. A general version for all clinicians can be viewed here.
Communicating and taking action on climate and health: A key aspect of planetary health is our changing climate and its resultant health effects. ecoAmerica's Climate for Health program has created several useful guides at this intersection, including Moving Forward: A Guide for Health Professionals to Build Momentum on Climate Action (2019) and Let's Talk Climate and Health (2018), which synthesizes the latest academic research and message-testing on climate communications into a practical guide for health professionals.
Physician perspectives: The book Enviromedics, written from the perspective of two physicians, helps readers understand the threats of environmental change to human health. Also, by signing up below, you will receive our quarterly C4PH newsletter, which regularly features podcasts and stories from physicians, healthcare practitioners, and other healers who employ planetary health concepts in their practice.

Planetary Health Alliance

The Planetary Health Alliance is a consortium of over 120 dedicated universities, NGOs, government entities, research institutes, and other partners around the world committed to advancing planetary health.
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